authors and their reviews

Just read this excellent piece about authors providing links to bad reviews of their books - as the writer asks here, for what purpose? So that their fans can chase down the reviewers? http://dosomedamage.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/google-alerts-make-authors-jerkfaces.htmlI wrote about being a critic-turned-author, and what you do when you get a bad review, for the Guardian back in 2010: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2010/sep/22/writers-review-critics?INTCMP=SRCH. You just have to suck it up, basically....

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  1. You didn't link to the review you read...

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  2. Doh! Ta, Barry - have put that link in now...

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