James Patterson discussion leads to jokes because there is no way to seriously defend him:

Because they know James Patterson is a joke. A joke.

As you may have already seen, I’ve been in a debate among other librarians in the ALA facebook page about James Patterson. Here’s where it left off.

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Further reading:

These days, writing isn’t a career. It’s a rich man’s hobby

Say No To James Frey: Why I’m Boycotting Full Fathom Five

The damage James Patterson Inc. has done to publishing

James Frey’s Fiction Factory

Why literature is no longer art

Britain’s disgrace – James Patterson is UK’s most borrowed author

Big Publishing ends its year still fighting its customers

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