Reviews play a great role in influencing readers to buy a book, and with this in mind, reviewers should focus on discussing the merits and demerits of a book but leave the choice of deciding its worthiness to the reader.
In the US, there are two style guides for professional writing and editing that reign supreme. In one corner, we have the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), currently in its sixteenth edition and beloved most in the arena of book publishing. In the other corner, we have the Associated Press Stylebook (AP), the most widely […]
Newspapers and books really aren’t that different from each other. They both contain words, they’re both carefully edited and designed, they both are marketed and put out into the world and contribute to society in their own way. But their production cycles are vastly different. I work as an editor for the Vanguard, a student […]