False Positive

December 15, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

At The New Yorker,  Sarah Miller humorously learns why only positive book reviews might be a bad thing. “If St. Petersburg is the Little Engine That Could of city names, then the main character, Raskolnikov, is the Little Engine That Could of elderly pawnbroker murderers,” she writes in her review of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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