“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.”
– William Faulkner on Ernest Hemingway
“Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”
– Ernest Hemingway on William Faulkner
This infographic designed by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post shows that even the world’s most celebrated writers aren’t above dishing out a good insult to their literary rivals. Hover over the arrows between the authors to see a cutting critique directed by one to the other.