Monday, July 6, 2009

Twitter meets a bad review

This story about an author seeking revenge for a bad review seemed too "inside baseball" when it broke, but we're not sure if the metaphoric baseball was publishing or Twitter. In any case, this article in the National Post, is a good summary.

History's first case of Twitter-induced book feuding started last weekend with The Boston Globe's review of Alice Hoffman's 21st novel, The Story Sisters, and the author's ludicrously over-the-top response in a series of tweets. Now that the Iranian Revolution is winding down...we can all enjoy the glorious new dawn of the literary spat, liberated by technology. More...

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