Tags: david markson, rejection, wittgenstein's mistress
Seeing this reminds me how douchey some people can be. It’s no wonder publishing still drags around the ivory tower imagery.
#18 – “Brilliant – 25 years ahead of it’s time – NO” Why would you not want to publish the next thing? You want yesterday’s thing? Yesterday’s thing was aversion to ebooks, look where that got you.
#5 – “Too brilliant – NO” Go fuck yourself.
It’s not even my book and this hurts so much.
Funny the Lish, bumping from 21 to 7 … important enough to cause renumeration. Be curious to know what crossed out part said.
Also “Keeper of the Ghosts”?!
Yeah, that subtitle is interesting. I wonder who decided to scrap it?
for a sec i thought this was actually a list written by Wittgenstein’s mistress and got excited
Wanted this today. Thank you.
Maybe the editors couldn’t get it past their own supervisors. But yeah, this is discouraging.
Am I the only person that thought this would be some sort of list by Wittgenstein rejecting possible mistresses? And was disappointed when it was not?
I lol’d. in a good way. A+ comment.
Good eye. Yeah, something happened with that Knopf submission.
“In the beginning, I left messages in the street. . .”
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