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: www.CompassPointsBlog.com). 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 Chivalry. "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 www.CompassPointsBlog.com. 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 prices.