Controversial Book Links of the Day!
1. Robert Boynton on Bookforum discusses that Eric Lott book, The Disappearing Liberal Intellectual which seems like it might be a bit of a rehash of Jacoby who tends to drive me up the wall, but Lott's book on Minstrelsy was interesting, so ...
2.My beloved PopMatters has Geoffrey M. Schmidt asking "Does Beloved Belong? The Absence of Minority and Fringe Literature in the New York Times Canon of Modern Works" about that rather horrendous list in NYT a few weeks back.
3.Kia Gregory for Philadelphia Weekly on "Ghetto Fiction". You know what she means. Do you agree?