Crispin on Foer v. Krauss

“It seems unfair to pit husband against wife for a literary award, even if the prize is a chicken,” says Jessa Crispin, whose judgment — she decides between Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Krauss’ The History of Love — kicks off the second round of the Tournament of Books.

In the end, she says, “It’s not so much which book I liked more as which book I hated less.”


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