Tuesday, July 14, 2009

When Good Reviewers Review Bad Books

So, you're a high brow critic being asked to review decidedly low-brow work. How do you handle it? This Maureen Corrigan review of Nora Roberts' latest bodice ripping thriller represents a pretty sterling effort. Corrigan recognizes that this is a lose-lose proposition, yet she forges forward anyway, doing her critical duty knowing that it will not make a damned bit of difference in a world where too many bad books outsell (by the millions) too many good books.

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