Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The Exile

Has an entertainingly scabrous attack on me and my forthcoming book. One small factual correction though: I barely speak Estonian.

6 comments:

Flasher T said...

Cute. Interestingly enough mr. Zaitchik has no idea what the book actually says, and doesn't even bother bringing up any specific points from your articles to refute. It comes down to four pages of "Lucas is stoopid".

Konrad von Swalwagner said...

Did your publisher send an advance copy of your book to Mark Ames & friends back at the Exile, or is Zaitchik reviewing a book he didn't read?

richardlith said...

Just one factual error in an Exile article. Must be a record.

Edward Lucas said...

Actually the original version had rather more errors but the author kindly corrected them. I am not sure whether this was in time for the print version or not.

I suspect that this must be one of the longest book reviews ever written without knowledge of the content of the book, and so far in advance of publication. I'm flattered.

TErr said...

Everything in that article apart from the references on a book (which might be true, might be not) is absolutely correct. Good article, focusing on the main points.

Estonia in World Media (Rus) said...

Good dermo

The eXile, founded in 1997, is a Moscow-based English-language biweekly free newspaper, aimed at the city's expatriate community, which combines outrageous, sometimes satirical, content with investigative reporting. In October 2006, co-editor Jake Rudnitsky summarized the eXile's editorial policy to The Independent: "We shit on everybody equally."[1]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_eXile