August 20, 2012, by Jon McGregor
On "thinking things through before opening your goddam piehole."
You should know J. Robert Lennon from his Pieces for the Left Hand. (No, really. You should.) Here, he tackles the recent debate on whether social media has made the world of writers and critics too comfortable and, well, nice, by means of explaining the right and wrong ways to write a negative review. “Don’t be a dick,” would be the executive summary, but it’s well worth reading in its entirety.