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Reflections

Eager reader of history, mystery, classics, biographies, steampunk, lit fic, science, scifi, and etc. My reviews are mostly positive--I rarely finish or write about books I don't enjoy. My TBR is too high for that.

LITERARY FEUDS OF 2013

   writes about the literary feuds and controversies of 2013 in The New Yorker's Page-Turner blog. The noted contentions include: 

 

Claire Messud and likeability

Rachel Kushner and “mansplaining” 

Women writers and only children

Jonathan Franzen vs. the modern world

The Booker Prize and American vs. British literary awards

Harper Lee vs. the Monroe County Heritage Museum

The battle over Gore Vidal’s estate

Buzzfeed Books and negative criticism

Deborah Solomon vs. the Rockwell Family

 

Link

Page-Turner - Criticism, contention, and conversation about books that matter.

Source: http://jaylia3.booklikes.com/post/725610/literary-feuds-of-2013