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Is Fiction Culturally Irrelevant?

First Posted: 06/23/10 08:13 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:50 PM ET


The New York Observer:

Amid all the hubbub provoked by The New Yorker's "20 Under 40" list, one elephant-sized fact has been hidden in plain view. Fiction has become culturally irrelevant.

A great novel, one that is for the ages, can still be written. Memorable stories, long and short, continue to be created.

Read the whole story: The New York Observer


Filed by Amy Hertz  |