Posted on June 14, 2023 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can't make everyone happy.

Author Elizabeth Gilbert probably already knew that, but she was reminded of it this past week.

She announced earlier this week that she'd delay the release of a book set in Russia, in response to criticism from many Ukrainian readers.

But keeping the internet happy is like playing whack-a-mole — Gilbert's decision caused other readers to complain for a number of reasons.

You can sample some of the reactions to Gilbert's announcement at Literary Hub.

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