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Baltimore author Anne Tyler retells her least favorite Shakespeare play in latest novel "Vinegar Girl"

Baltimore author Anne Tyler retells her least favorite Shakespeare play in latest novel "Vinegar Girl"

Very few would consider the lauded works of English poet and playwright William Shakespeare in need of revision, but then again, they aren’t Anne Tyler.

The Baltimorean and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, who hates Shakespeare according to a recent interview with The Washington Post, rewrote the work she loathed the most — "The Taming of the Shrew" — turning it into to the modern work "Vinegar Girl," published Tuesday.

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