Reviewers at the NY times have admitted their mistaken reading of Warren Wilson faculty member Patrick Somerville‘s novel This Bright River.  Patrick recently wrote about his experience for Salon:

Last Sunday night I spent a good five minutes lying facedown on my couch, my head pressed into the crack between our old tan cushions, my arms pinned awkwardly under my chest, emitting a sequence of guttural moaning noises as my wife silently read Janet Maslin’s newly posted New York Times review of my novel, “This Bright River,” and then – after some gasps and one very disconcerting, empathy-laden, “Oh no” – attempted to describe the review’s contents aloud. I’d only been able to read the headline...[Keep Reading]…

You can also read the article at The Atlantic Wire.

 

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