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Grumbach, Doris
September 1974
New Republic;9/28/74, Vol. 171 Issue 13, p30
Book Review
Presents some important facts about book reviews in the form of questions and answers related to the topic. Questions related to the idea behind book reviews; Views that book reviews are meant to increase the sale of good books and prevent the sale of unworthy ones; Questions related to the dependence of sale of books on reviews; Views that criticism of the book gives greater popularity to the book; Views that people buy paperbacks because the hard-cover edition was a best-seller.


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