How splendidly appropriate was the choice of Peter J. Smith, author of Between Two Stools, to review Dara Blumenthal’s pretentious disquisition on our excretory habits, Little Vast Rooms of Undoing: Exploring Identity and Embodiment through Public Toilet Spaces (Books, 4 December). Enough said.
R. E. Rawles
Honorary research fellow in psychology
University College London