Posted by: bluesyemre | February 15, 2013

What is a Book Snob? by Amanda Nelson

  • If there’s an insult the internet loves most, it’s “elitist.” (Well, right after “bully.”) The word has lost some of its meaning due to overuse, now that it’s lobbed at those who suggests that books should have a particular standard of quality. Now I wonder- where is the line between being a snob, and just expressing a personal preference, or being a snob and expecting something good from writers?

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