THE EDITOR RECOMMENDS

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
http://www.lrb.co.uk/
Since 1979, the London Review of Books has stood up for the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. Each issue contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. The London Review of Books has the largest circulation of any literary magazine in Europe (2010 ABC: 53,215). Its circulation outside the UK gives it worldwide reach and an unmatched international reputation. The special appeal of the London Review of Books lies in the way it combines topicality with depth and scholarship with good writing, and isn’t afraid to challenge received ideas.

Best of web:
Best Books of 2012
The New Yorker
Teju Cole:
“The new novel I liked best this year was Katie Kitamura’s “Gone to the Forest.” This is a story of how the submerged violence among “civilized” men requires little excuse to surface. Startling, written in clean, understated prose, the better to frighten.
My favorite book of poetry was Frederick Seidel’s “Nice Weather,” a typically devil-may-care collection, full of malice, eros, grief, and the boldest rhymes outside of hip-hop. Compared to Seidel, most other poets just seem to be playing it safe.
David Alan Harvey’s book of Rio de Janeiro photos, “(based on a true story),” set a new standard for the photo book. Extraordinary photography and book design from one of the best in game.”
Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/12/best-books-of-2012.html#ixzz2GRAP1raK

Show Them You Really Want the Job
By David D. Perlmutter
“Tailor, tailor, tailor. The most common advice for candidates lately is to tailor an application to the position and the institution. If that task becomes overly burdensome, you may be applying for too many jobs. But custom-fitting your application is among the strongest indicators that you really want the job.”
To read more, click:
http://chronicle.com/article/Show-Them-You-Really-Want-the/132281/

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