Nominated for the Giller…

but full of errors.

I have sympathy for both the author and the proofreaders–Lord knows I make plenty of my own errers…er, errors…but these seem particularly blatant. The proofreaders certainly shouldn’t have missed them, but the author should have caught them himself when he read the galleys.

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    • Ian H. on November 8, 2006 at 3:59 pm
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    I despair for the state of literature when even a published book has typos as evident as those. It used to tick me of when I spotted typos and grammatical errors in the Leader-Post, but now I’m simply resigned to it. Books are just the next front to fold…

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