On Book Reviewing Course


Open book on table

François Kiper
"The Froth Estate: VICE’s Cult of Immersion" Los Angeles Review of Books, 21 March 2015

Evelina Mendelevich
"'The Big Green Tent' by Ludmila Ulitskaya" Chicago Tribune, 19 November 2015

Stefania Porcelli
"Texts Waiting for History: William Shakespeare Re-Imagined" by Miguel Ramalhete Gomes, Memoria di Shakespeare, pp. 215-217, December 2015. 

From Past Courses:

Yulia Greyman

Anna King

Evelina Mendelevich

Tom Moran

Jeff Peer

Jane Shmidt

Guest Lecturers in the Course

  • February 7: Michael Shae, The New York Review of Books
  • February 21: Sam Tanenhaus, The New York Times Book Review.
  • February 28: Henry Finder, The New Yorker
  • March 7: Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times
  • March 14: Ann Kjerllberg, The New York Review of Books.
  • March 21: Radhika Jones, Time
  • April 4: Robert Messenger, The Wall Street Journal.
  • April 18: Steven Metcalf, author and reviewer.
  • April 25: Hugh Eakin, The New York Review of Books.
  • May 2: Colm Toibin, author and reviewer.
  • May 9: Mark Lilla, author and reviewer.
  • May 16: Daphne Merkin, author and reviewer.

Syllabus and reading assignments are available upon request from aaciman@gc.cuny.edu.