Paul Goat Allen has been a full-time book reviewer specializing in genre fiction for almost the last two decades. He has written more than 6,000 reviews for companies like Publishers Weekly, The Chicago Tribune, and

Paul and I discussed how he became a reviewer, changes in the industry, his basement full of books, writers: Ken Scholes and Claude Lalumière, the pleasure of re-reading, and his thoughts about my new novel, Yarn.

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2 Responses to “Book Reviewer Paul Goat Allen Talks Great Books, SciFi, Fantasy, Genre, Rereading, and His 6,000 Reviews!”

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    [...] really likes this book and wrote a cover blurb for it.  Well-known full-time book reviewer Paul Goat Allen said this: Bottom line: If Soft Apocalypse isn’t nominated for a Hugo or Nebula Award, I will [...]

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