"You call this literature?"
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"We believe that in a former life she was an editor."
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"You're not going to put that there, are you?"
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"Oh, shush! You live by Janet Maslin, you're going to die by Janet Maslin."
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Water-main break - "Very serious." - The Times
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"He's a mental-health critic."
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"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
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Too Many Lawyers Spoil the Broth
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"An interesting selection, Dad, yet essentially a failure-as you can see, I'm still awake."
"Would you like a professional critique of your orders?"
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He Didn't Know How To Appreciate Nature
"I would have made the gore sickening in a different way."
"Here it is - my novel. I'll be interested to hear your compliments."
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"I've been called 'most probably a genius.'"
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"Michiko Kakutani called it a good read."
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Woman on Subway's Thoughts
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"No, those people aren't anorexic. Those people are starving."
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"I don't need good beach reading, Ma. I need good prison reading."
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Learn to Be a Critic In The Privacy Of Your Own Home With The Apex Correspondence School Of Criticism!
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"Of course, I'd love to, Geoff. If only that chair weren't so flimsy."
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"They're going to print a retraction - your desserts are not inconsistent."
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"Can't I ever be critical without being accused of criticizing?"
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"A Critique of Pure Reason"
"Oh, Herb. Not Another Open Letter To Miley Cyrus."
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