Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Going off half cocked

There was a lesson for all of us last week mixed up in the hysterical tabloid response to Hilary Mantel's alleged "nasty attack on Kate".

Read to the end. To the very end. Or if you don't want to bother stretching your brain cells that far, then please spare us your misinformed opinion and your misrepresentations of the author's intention.

'A story of lazy journalism and raging hypocrisy' Guardian

'Hilary Mantel and the pitfalls of the public lecture' New Yorker

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