Re: RARA-AVIS: "...medical and legal support for the traditional libel against crime writing: that it is done by authors whose brains aren't fully working."

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 28 Jan 2008

--- sonny <> wrote:

What I find funny about the article and the whole genre vs literature (or whatever) argument is how that same snobbery lives so well within the genre itself. Readers of hardboiled tend to look down on mystery writers and some mystery writers look down on those who write cozies and everybody looks down on those self-published. Yes, yes, I know it's an overstated generalization but it's there all the same.

Anyway, that's what struck me as so funny . . .


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