Literary Feuds

Greatest Literary Feuds

American Psycho and Less Than Zero author Bret Easton Ellis has taken to Twitter to go off on the late novelist David Foster Wallace, prompted by a late-night reading of D.T. Max's biography Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace. To put the smack-talk into perspective, here are the greatest literary feuds in history, from Mailer punching Vidal to Dickens vs. Thackeray.