03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Decade In Literature

The Aughts saw the birth of readerly social networking, a flowering of graphic novels, and a bunch of faked memoirs. Books about health and food contributed to larger policy and behavioral changes for many Americans, and foreigners writing experimental fiction sold a surprising number of copies. It is has been a strange fragmented decade in literature, suitable for these multitasking years.

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