Friday, October 26, 2012
Publisher's Weekly has pulled their 13 favorite worst reviews from Bill Henderson's recently reissued Rotten Reviews Redux. Check out this link to see scathing reviews of many of the books considered classics today, from Wuthering Heights to The Great Gatsby. My favorite? "[Walt] Whitman is as unacquainted with art as a hog is with mathematics." Now that's a simile.