Inspiring archive for 2017-11-05

The Worst Reviews of Classic Books

(3 years ago)
selected from a post By Bill Henderson, Publishers Weekly “The final blow-up of what was once a remarkable, if minor, talent.” -The New Yorker, 1936, on Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner “Whitman is as unacquainted with art as a hog is with mathematics.” -The London Critic, 1855, on Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman “That […]