August 24, 2009

and the last word is...

Just one sentence from Toni Bentley's review, in yesterday's New York Times, of "Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent BoysProfessionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex", edited by David Henry Sterry and R. J. Martin, Jr:
This collection is a wonderful reminder that good writing is not about knowing words, grammar or Faulkner, but having that rare ability to tell the truth, an ability that education and sophistication often serve to conceal. 

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