Phillipa ChongInside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times

Phillipa K. Chong talks about her book, Inside the Critics’ Circle which takes a look inside the politics of book reviewing, from the assignment and writing of reviews to why critics think we should listen to what they have to say.

Phillipa K. Chong is appearing in conversation with journalist and critic Johanna Schneller.

Q&A and book signing to follow. Books available for purchase.


Arrive early, meet people. This talk starts at 7 pm, but we invite you to get a seat and purchase a book as early as 6 pm. Come early so you can chat with your fellow literature lovers, and make new friends. Seats will be available on a first come first served basis.

About the Author


Phillipa K. Chong is assistant professor of sociology at McMaster University. Twitter @ChongSOC