Posted on April 17, 2012 by Elizabeth McCullough
The excuses of a mean book critic – The Style Blog – The Washington Post
“And speaking of zombies: Bland plot summaries, worn out compliments and the requisite quibbles have surely done more than excess bile to drain the life out of the nation’s book review sections. I look longingly at the fist-fights in British newspapers and wish we could roll up our sleeves more often in this country. But that would require aggrieved authors to fight back, instead of quietly enduring critics’ abuse.”
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