In the Washington Post, Ron Charles reviews DBC Pierre’s new novel:

Ludmila’s Broken English is the worst novel I’ve read since DBC Pierre’s debut novel, Vernon God Little. That nasty satire about the Columbine massacre won the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Award in 2003 during a fit of British tastelessness. Pierre, an Australian con man whose real name is Peter Finlay, took the pseudonym DBC as a play on his nickname: Dirty But Clean. Now Ludmila’s Broken English presents a slightly different paradox: Dirty But Dull.

Read it all here.