joyce carol oates is annoying

Posted on Sep 18, 2010 in buildings, china, people, shanghai | 5 Comments

There, I’ve said it and I will not take it back. I remember meeting her at BEA in Chicago years ago when I was working for the legendary and sadly shuttered independent Milwaukee bookshop, Harry W. Schwartz (the name is indeed as hilarious as the bookshops were great). At an awkward author dinner, a guest ...