And so reported The New York Times in an 1877 book review about 17th-century scoundrel James II of England.
To judge from the book review sections lately, another thousand or so are being published to coincide with the bicentennial.
The book review has done a good job of staying on top of things.
One big difference in the book review now compared to a decade ago is the presence on the bestseller list of e-books.
This week The New York Times announced that Pamela Paul was replacing Sam Tanenhaus as editor of the book review .
A book review of Jeanette Winterson's Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
One of our most popular features at the old FrumForum site was a weekly book review under the heading "David's Bookshelf."
In the subway station, I spotted a man reading the Times, and lo and behold, he was reading the book review of my book.