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Author Insults

From Flavorwire, via Shelf Awareness, the “30 Harshest Author-on-Author Insults in History.”

They missed more than a few of my favorites, though, almost all of which revolve around Ernest Hemingway, whose gift for alienating people may have exceeded his literary talents.  After their falling out, Gertrude Stein trained her toy poodle to growl when she said, “Play Hemingway – act fierce.”

One Comment

  1. Sybil Austin Skakle wrote:

    Their fued made interesting copy!

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 9:50 am | Permalink

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