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Emma Straub's Life in Pictures: In Celebration of Enthusiasm


The writer Jacob Silverman wrote a piece for Slate today called ‘Against Enthusiasm.’ The essay mentions me by name in the very first sentence, and uses me throughout as a symbol of the ‘epidemic of niceness’ in the online universe. What is particularly hilarious to me is that I read…

Emma’s awesome response to this guy who I guess thinks if people are nice other people won’t criticize their books?? I dunno. His thing was hard to get through. -A

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  1. kurt-penberg reblogged this from emmastraub
  2. jenniferhoward reblogged this from emmastraub and added:
    Worth reading as a counterweight to Silverman’s essay (which I liked).
  3. leopoldgursky reblogged this from emmastraub and added:
    I love love love Emma Straub.
  4. elliottholt said: Classy response, Emma!
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