Book Bastards: Loveable Books, Loathable Writers
“Tolstoy I’m sure was an incredible jackass, but I still love him. I still love Stevens, I still love Pound. If we didn’t read people who were bastards, we’d never read anything. Even the best of us are at least part-time bastards.
We bastards love people who love our books, regardless.
Read the rest of this excellent NYTimes article.