Book Club Blunder

January 23, 2014 | 1 book mentioned 1

What would happen if you anonymously attended a book club about your own novel? Kevin Baker discovered the embarrassing consequences when a meeting on his novel Dreamland turned negative.

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

One comment:

  1. Only once has an author been present at the book group I attend. She did not remain anonymous, and that pretty much destroyed the discussion. All the readers seemed to want to talk about was her “fame” and her “deals” and a little about her writing process. No discussion of the book at all.

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