The state of book reviewing discussed on ‘The Book Show’


Wilkins Farago’s Andrew Wilkins was on ABC Radio National’s The Book Show today with author Gideon Haigh discussing the current state of Australian book reviewing. The chat, compered by The Book Show‘s Ramona Koval, was stimulated by Haigh’s piece in the new journal Kill Your Darlings, which claims that the book pages of Australian newspapers and magazines have become ‘hodgepodges of conventional wisdom and middlebrow advertorial.’

You can listen to the discussion here.

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