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Rex Sorgatz

Trying really fucking hard to not be part of the problem.

oct 12
2006

The Novel, 2.0

Slate's roundtable on the state of the novel in the digital world, featuring Walter Kirn and Gary Shteyngart: The Novel, 2.0. Example of the goodness: "I read somewhere once that in the 1960s fiction writers were troubled by the notion that life was becoming stranger and more sensational than made-up stories could ever hope to be. Our new problem -- more profound, I think -- is that life no longer resembles a story. Events intersect but don't progress. People interact but don't make contact. Settings shift but don't necessarily change."




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