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He’s Hard as Nails,
Hard to Nail Down, Too

New York Times Book Review, by Janet Maslin

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Posted By:Write2Right, 1/19/2014 6:06:52 PM

Tucked away at the end of Gabriel Sherman’s disingenuous Roger Ailes biography, there is a note on sources that should have opened the book. Mr. Sherman has done a lot of interviewing, but there are so many citations of “author interview with a person familiar with the matter” that “The Loudest Voice in the Room” may set a record for blind items and the untrustworthiness they engender. It would have helped to know right from the get-go why Mr. Sherman found this kind of journalism necessary. What he finally provides, by way of explanation, is a Kafkaesque account of how bizarre

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 1/19/2014 7:03:18 PM     (No. 9698131)

ouch. that´s not a friendly book review...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cmardh, 1/19/2014 7:11:49 PM     (No. 9698136)

So tiresome. She complains the author adds nothing new or compelling........yet throws the same weary darts. Water does seek it´s own level.

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