Editorial Content

The Lingua Franca Book Review
is written specifically for academics...

bibliophiles who not only read and buy books, but also write books. The Lingua Franca Book Review is the first publication to meet the needs of those in the academy who live by the phrase, publish or perish.

In each issue:

Pipeline: What's ahead in academic publishing
Forecasts of hot topics in scholarly publishing according to acquisitions editors, academics, and booksellers across the country.

Book Reviews
Reviews by scholars and critics of non-specialist titles that interest all academics whether they teach law, literature, linguistics, or linear equations.

Writer's Block
An informative column for academic authors covering topics on publishing on-line, negotiating reprints, remaindering, and other publishing-related issues specific to academia.

Breakthrough Books
Lingua Franca
asks leading scholars
to recommend their favorite recent titles on particular subjects as far ranging as Victorian Studies, film, emotions, China, and the Market. Two different subjects run in each issue.

For a sneak preview of the first issue coming in April, click here.

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