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May 24, 2012 | 1

In addition to the fact Amazon reviewers and experts agree “in aggregate about the quality of a book,” non-professional reviews on Amazon tend to be “more eclectic,” “more supportive of debut authors,” and less biased in favor of authors with whom they associate than media experts.

is an intern for The Millions. He is currently studying English and Russian at Columbia University.

One comment:

  1. Rightly so, I think; us newbies need the supportive stance of people willing to give them a chance. Nice to know that the views are not so far out between professional reviewers and the uninitiated.
    Johanna van Zanten

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