No Guts, No Brownies

It was too hot to handle for Tanenhaus, but Maud has the goods on a Chris Lehmann essay on Houghton-Mifflin’s “best of” collections.

We haven’t performed our Tanenhaus Brownie Watch yet, but since we’ve discovered that Tanenhaus isn’t interested in critical essays that offer clear arguments and bare a few teeth, we apply a Brownie Bitchslap Factor of -.5 points towards the next test.