Williamsburg detective Claudia Cardinale interrupts her reading of a Tao Lin novel to investigate a shocking story about her friend Rose’s favorite old Italian restaurant on Havemeyer Street. (PG-14)
Gone are the “good old days,” some will repeat.
This article is not about comparing who is good or bad, how a writer should write, how a writer should live, how one should do anything. This will be about differences, like differences between mountains, The Rocky Mountains are beautiful, the Himalayas are beautiful, there is no reason to discuss which one is better,
“Here. Eat this gluten-free cracker.”
I would like to analyze Tao Lin’s defamation claim against Sarah Weinman, both as an intellectual exercise that may have practical value in warding off costly litigation among two respected writers and a demonstration for law students and graduates taking the July bar exam on one way to analyze such a claim.