Demystifying How Books are Chosen for Review

With about three-quarters of a million books published each year, review publications have to make decisions about which books to review and which books to skip.

If you are curious about the process that review editors use to decide which books to review, watch this video by Ron Charles, deputy editor of The Washington Post Book World, on “The Business of Book Reviewing” that he presented at the Virginia Book Festival on March 20, 2010.