August 12, 2004

Book Critic Quote of the Week

“’Checkpoint’ makes Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ look like a work of Jamesian subtlety and nuance.”
-Jennifer Reese, reviewing Nicholson Baker’s Bush-assassination novel “Checkpoint” in Entertainment Weekly. First runner-up goes to Leon Wieseltier, whose Times review of “Checkpoint” began with the phrase “this scummy little book…” Posted by Stephen Silver at August 12, 2004 06:28 PM
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