Hate the Sinner, Love the Sin: When Authors are Repulsive

It is a question with no simple answer: what should we as readers do when the authors whose work we admire hold or held personal positions on society, race, religion, etc., that we find objectionable? What should we think? How should we feel?

A classic example of this is H. P. Lovecraft. The man was a

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