"To criticize it would be like tripping a dwarf."
-Wilfrid Sheed on Otto Preminger's "Hurry Sundown,"
My new favorite quotation and applicable to so many things. I ran across this yesterday catching up on book chats by Washington Post's Michael Dirda my current favorite critic and who I turn to first when looking for something to read. One comes out of a chat session with a multitude of suggestions. Links are below but you may have to register for free to read them in their entirety.
Dirda on Books Archive here.
Dirda Reviews Archive here.