Awash in awards

November 8, 2005 | 2 books mentioned

Joseph Epstein (Fabulous Small Jews, Snobbery) takes a look at the glut of awards, literary and otherwise in a Wall Street Journal piece: “All this prize-giving has made the field of culture rather like one of those progressive preschools where, on graduation day, even the most hopeless child is given a prize for not actually maiming his classmates.”

created The Millions and is its publisher. He and his family live in New Jersey.

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