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Hatchet Job Award goes to takedown of divorce memoir

CBC – 2013-02-14

A scathing takedown of Canadian-born writer Rachel Cusk's memoir of divorce has earned the Hatchet Job of the Year Award, which celebrates fearless and biting book reviews.

Shrewd takedown of Rachel Cusk’s “Aftermath” wins Hatchet Job of the Year Award

Salon.com – 2013-02-14

Camilla Long's harsh review was so lively that it motivated one of the judges to read the book

Fiercest Book Critic of 2012? Camilla Long Had The Year’s Sharpest Hatchet

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-14

The Guardian called it: "Camilla Long’s comprehensive shredding of Rachel Cusk’s memoir of her divorce, Aftermath has won her the Hatchet Job of the Year award.”

Hatchet Job of the Year shortlist - 2013's most negative reviews in quotes

The Guardian – 2014-01-14

Tasters of the reviews competing for the annual prize that recognises 'the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review of the past 12 months'News: Hatchet Job of the Year award draws and quarters...

Eleanor Catton, Douglas Coupland up for Hatchet Job award

CBC – 2014-01-15

A moan about Morrissey, a scathing critique of Douglas Coupland and a bitter verdict on Donna Tartt are contenders for Britain's Hatchet Job award, honouring the year's most cutting book reviews.

Critics With an Ax To Grind: The 2013 Hatchet Job Nominees

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-16

Nominees for "The Hatchet Job of the Year, given to the “writer of the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review of the past twelve months,” are out.

Hatchet Job of the Year goes to AA Gill for Morrissey broadside

The Guardian – 2014-02-12

Sunday Times critic honoured for 'expert caning' of rock star's autobiography"A cacophony of jangling, misheard and misused words … a sea of Stygian self-justification and stilted self-conscious...

The Hatchet Job of the Year doesn't cut it | Alex Clark

The Guardian – 2014-02-12

This celebration of bookish snark, won by AA Gill for his Morrissey assault, is less daring and less worthy than it thinksIt's the middle of a wet, wet winter, unaccountably you haven't shed the...

Morrissey critique wins Hatchet award

BBC – 2014-02-12

A scathing review of Morrissey's recent autobiography by AA Gill wins an award presented annually to "the writer of the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review" of the past 12 months.

Amazon and Hachette bury the hatchet, sign multiyear deal

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-11-14

One of publishing's nastiest, most high-profile conflicts, the months-long standoff between Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group, is ending.

Police kill hatchet-wielding gunman who opened fire inside Nashville movie theater

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-06

A man armed with a hatchet and a gun was shot and killed by Nashville police officers inside a movie theater on Wednesday, police said.

Homeless man charged in Burbank hatchet threat has murder and assault convictions

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-23

A 42-year-old homeless man who was convicted of murder nearly two decades ago was charged Friday with threatening another homeless man with a hatchet at McCambridge Park in Burbank, officials said....

J.P. Howell and Turner Ward bury the hatchet over 2013 Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-05

The voice mail message went unanswered overnight. J.P. Howell did not recognize the number, but he felt awkward once he realized who it was. The voice on the other end belonged to a man he once...

Gloria review – superb hatchet job on modern American journalism

The Guardian – 2017-06-22

Hampstead theatre, LondonThere are shades of Neil LaBute’s In the Company of Men in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ merciless modern satire, set in the offices of a Manhattan magazineNothing can quite...

EPA’s Scott Pruitt is Trump’s most adept and dangerous hatchet man

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-03

Donald Trump is a crude buffoon who spends his days picking Twitter fights with people he sees on TV. He displays no skill, sophistication or capacity for subtle nuance in foreign or domestic policy....

'Hatchet Man' Suspect Could Have Ties To Murder Of Teen Hikers, Police Say

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-29

A sex offender suspected of threatening several people with a weapon in Colorado may have ties to the unsolved murders of two teen hikers in Indiana, authorities said.

To thwart Trump, progressives and mainstream Democrats show willingness to bury the hatchet

Yahoo! News – 2018-05-16

At the 2018 Ideas Conference, the party seemed focused on stopping the Republican president and his agenda.

Police say fired worker killed ex-boss with hatchet and fled

Yahoo! News – 2018-06-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man remained at large Monday after using a hatchet to kill his former boss, who was leading a workout routine at his fitness center, Tennessee authorities said.

Trump will lead rally for Cruz, keeping hatchet buried

Yahoo! News – 2018-10-21

The president’s visit is also likely to invoke memories of the bitter 2016 primary fight between Cruz and Trump, one of the ugliest campaigns in recent memory.

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