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jamiatt:

patricksomerville:

Here’s a piece I wrote for Salon about the Maslin review.

The final chapter in this story!!! (We hope. ) A must-read.

I assume this has all been an elaborate plot (in which Janet Maslin was involved) to make me want to read this book, because that is indeed what has happened. Truly, bravo to you, Patrick Somerville. 

jamiatt:

patricksomerville:

Here’s a piece I wrote for Salon about the Maslin review.

The final chapter in this story!!! (We hope. ) A must-read.

I assume this has all been an elaborate plot (in which Janet Maslin was involved) to make me want to read this book, because that is indeed what has happened. Truly, bravo to you, Patrick Somerville. 

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  1. openbooksorg reblogged this from openbookstore and added:
    Somerville is humble and humorous in his reaction to the errors in the NYT review of his new book. Definitely worth the...
  2. hornreviews reblogged this from rachelfershleiser and added:
    Hilarious and devastating.
  3. rachelfershleiser reblogged this from bookavore and added:
    I skipped the spoilery parts, but still, wow.
  4. openbookstore reblogged this from patricksomerville and added:
    Oh man, this is wonderful on so many levels! ^KE
  5. bookavore reblogged this from jamiatt and added:
    I assume this has all been an elaborate plot (in which Janet Maslin was involved) to make me want to read this book,...
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    Oh facts.
  7. hobartpulp reblogged this from patricksomerville and added:
    Hobart #11 (and, (announcement alert!) #14) contributor, Patrick Somerville.
  8. jamiatt reblogged this from patricksomerville and added:
    The final chapter in this story!!! (We hope. ) A must-read.
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