Lauren Leto

Quotes from the “Angry Writer”

Posted in book porn by Lauren Leto on May 9, 2010

Great article about pissing off writers in interviews.

I share Twain’s sentiments: “haven’t any right to criticize books, and I don’t do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can’t conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ I want to dig her up and hit her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”

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