bad reads

Bad Reads: A Survey. …So draw near, gentle reader, as 50 leading lights on the literary, political, opinion-forming and media scene identify their worst reading experiences, confess their hatred of global superstars from Shakespeare to the authors of the Bible, and administer a good kicking to victims across the literary spectrum, from Jacques Derrida to JK Rowling [with Tolkien getting the most number of votes]. [Occasional Subversion]

yes, sometimes it is hard to know why some people have written some things, and it is even harder to understand why you are reading it.