There is a grain of truth in almost everything [Logan] writes.(Jordan Davis Times Literary Supplement)
Logan's prose is polished, witty, authoritative, and courageous.... Highly recommended.(Choice)
The latest installment in William Logan's prolonged and rambunctious assault on the state of American poetry.(Mark Ford New York Times Book Review)
One of the wittiest and most astute poet-critics of our--or any--generation.... A work of devilish wit, arrogance, insight, and intellect.The Dark Horse(Rory Waterman The Dark Horse 1900-01-00)
Who's the Best Poetry Critic in America? His name I can mention. William Logan.(James Wolcott)
Arguably the most industrious and notorious poet-critic to brandish that hyphen like a knife between his teeth since his acknowledged master Randall Jarrell.... He often comes off as nothing so much as the Dirty Harry of the poetry beat.(David Barber, New York Times Book Review)
Spare the rod, spoil the poet.--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.