links for 2010-03-23

  • "But how to identify, and avoid, these little balloons of bright sound? Let's take a look at the 20 most annoying clichés book reviewers use (and I am a chief offender here, though I am entering rehab even as we speak) as a substitute for original and substantive thought…"

    This has been going around the lit blogs for several days. I've been avoiding it because I know I'm going to find out that I'm the chief of sinners. But for my own good (and yours), I must read it!


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  1. Oops. I’m guilty of a few of those trite book reviewer cliches myself!

    Thanks for your (not trite) VABook! posts, Elizabeth!

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