American Compass(R) Launches Blog, RSS Feed, Adding a Literary Conservative Perspective to the Blogosphere

Nov 22, 2005, 00:00 ET from Bookspan

    NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- American Compass(R), a book club and
 community resource for intelligent, conservative men and women who care deeply
 about America's political, social, economic, and spiritual life, today
 announced the launch of a new blog and RSS feed, Compass Points Blog
 (URL: American Compass(R) is a book club operated
 by Bookspan, a partnership between Bertelsmann and Time Warner.
     Compass Points Blog is dedicated to exploring the interactions among
 books, the media, and world events. It is presented by Brad Miner, author and
 Editor-in-Chief of American Compass. A former literary editor of National
 Review, Miner is the author of several books, including The Concise
 Conservative Encyclopedia, and The Compleat Gentleman: A Modern Man's Guide to
     "What I love about blogging," Miner said, "is not only the chance to
 publish opinions about things that matter but also the opportunity to read
 comments -- good and bad -- that we get from readers. This sort of instant
 feedback is rewarding -- for me personally but also for American Compass."
     "We are excited and proud to provide the blogosphere with the kind of
 insightful commentary on books, politics, and current events that readers can
 only get from Brad," said Matthias Epp, Bookspan's Senior Vice President,
 Media & Internet. "We are happy to give conservative readers even more access
 to the books and information they love."
     Compass Points Blog presents commentary on today's news as well as special
 features like a selection of conservative books, a conservative perspective on
 politics, business, historical trivia, political cartoons and satire and more.
 For more information, visit
     About American Compass(R)
     American Compass, the Conservative Alternative, was founded to be both a
 resource and a community for intelligent, conservative men and women who care
 deeply about our nation's past, its present, and its future. The Club's
 editors vow to deliver the best possible books, products, and services at the
 lowest possible prices. Our club bulletins and our Web site present
 bestsellers and hard-to-find books and products, all chosen to enlighten,
 entertain, and energize our members, all at up to 50% off publisher edition

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