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Within Spitting Distance:  William Giraldi, Alix Ohlin, and the Book of the Damned

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It was on Facebook where I first got wind of William Giraldi’s NYT review of Alix Ohlin’s two new books, when a much admired friend and writer raged in his response:  “This is a disgrace…William Giraldi can't write worth a damn.”  Within a few days, the post received ninety responses, many of them linking to other lists of responses, all of them berating Giraldi as eloquently and creatively as writers so effortlessly can

August 21, 2012 | Michelle Hoover

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