The National Book Critics Circle has begun a petition to reinstate Teresa Weaver as Book Review editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
After the paper folded its book review entirely, the Circle formed around her when she had to leave the paper.
It's pretty grim stuff, what with the recent cutting back in space at the L.A. Times Book Review (once a stand-alone section, now it has to share space with Opinion), but there's something of a bright side as well.
According to the NBCC, you can do something! In what has to be one of the most winningly earnest blog posts we've seen in ages, the NBCC offers five tips on what you can do to save book reviews.
They're all easy.
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