Rotten Reviews Redux (Hardcover)

A Literary Companion

By Bill Henderson

Pushcart Press, 9781888889680, 95pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 2012

List Price: 18.95*
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This collection, with a new introduction, by Pushcart editor Bill Henderson includes gems like:

"The final blow-up of what was once a remarkable, if minor. talent." (The New Yorker, 1936, on William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom )

"Diffuse...brackish...pretentious." (Virginia Wolfe, 1922, on James Joyce's Ulysses)

"Whitman is as unacquainted with art as a hog is with mathematics." (The London Critic, 1855, on Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass)

"It gasps for want of craft and sensibility." (New York Times Book Review, 1961, on Joseph Heller's Catch-22)