Around the blog world you can hear the cries of pain from various bloggers who’ve been inundated with email lately from perhaps well-meaning publicists who don’t take the time to read the blogs they’re emailing. I’m not sure if I feel the same sort of animosity that Ed does—I just delete the emails about books I know don’t appeal to me (any book on spirituality goes quickly). Bloggers can make a difference sure, but I only review books that I care about. I won’t shill for anyone and I will only mention books that I find worth mentioning. It’s fairly clear when someone hasn’t taken the time to read my site, yet emails, sometimes several times, about books that I won’t care about. I don’t have to time to answer them all unfortunately. Sorry if I offend anyone, but to maintain my own sanity that is the way it must be done.