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How to dedicate a book

Terry Eagleton doesn’t seem to be losing his flare. In fact, he’s just revolutionized the genre of book dedications. From his forthcoming book, On Evil we read the following on the dedication page:

To Henry Kissinger.

H/T: dotCommonweal


  1. roger flyer wrote:


    Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 3:48 pm | Permalink
  2. Halden wrote:

    You know, because the book is “On Evil” . . .

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 3:58 pm | Permalink
  3. Aric Clark wrote:

    Yeah, it is one of those “When you see it you will shit bricks” moments. Beautiful.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm | Permalink
  4. dan wrote:

    I almost never laugh out loud when I read things online, but I did when I read this.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm | Permalink
  5. roger flyer wrote:

    I heard they were drinking buddies.

    Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11:20 am | Permalink

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