On tradition

Professor Drout at Wormtalk and Slugspeak writes this

Does this mean that the book is so bad that no one can stand to read it?

Is it so bad that people are embarrassed and don’t want to tell me?

The book he’s referring to can be found via this link. I must admit to wanting a copy myself. It sounds ambitious and with my early british lit course about to start, I’ve got the bug.