- Plato's Republic: "I’m not sure that the author has anything really new to say about the themes he discusses."
- Sophocles' Oedipus Rex: "Although I am a personal admirer of Mr. Sophocles, I feel that Oedipus is a minor work and, quite frankly, a little derivative."
- Joyce's Ulysses: "I’m sorry. I just don’t get it."
- Tolstoy's War and Peace: "Just between you and me, this manuscript just isn’t ready for prime time. For starters, it is a real door-stopper."
Thursday, September 25, 2014
This Agent Must Not Have Many Editor Friends To Take To Lunch
this agent, Andy Ross, who has posted faux literary rejections on his website. Clever. And I like his spunk. Here is an excerpt of my favs: