Looks like Kirkus Reviews will live another day to praise — and skewer — authors, but with some rather unorthodox owners for a publication with a long literary pedigree.
Herb Simon, the owner of the Indiana Pacers, the NBA team, and chairman emeritus of Simon Property Group, a shopping mall developer, has bought the venerable journal of prepublication book reviews from the Nielsen Company, which announced in December it was closing the magazine.
- “They’re More Like Recreations”: Scott Esposito on Bridging the Literary and Cinematic
- Stunning Sounds From Out of Time in Downtown Brooklyn
- A Dodo, An Ambulance Driver, and James K. Polk Walk Into a Book: Ben Loory’s “Tales of Falling and Flying” Reviewed
- The Season of Horror: Talking With the Editors of “Haunted Nights”