Private: Okay, so she probably had the review in before the Keller interview ran.  Details.

In the wake of last week’s announcement about the new direction of the NYTBR, even Michiko Kakutani seems disinclined to completely slag off airport books.

Consider this sentence about Joe Eszterhas’ memoir: “buried beneath all the bragging and bluster, beneath all the smarmy (and not very interesting) gossip, there is a moving story about Mr. Eszterhas and his father, a Hungarian writer who brought his family to the United States after months in a refugee camp during World War II.”