Notable contemporary novelist and professor of writing practice Kirsty Gunn (pictured below) appears to be exercised with the length of some of the books currently winning garlands at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and elsewhere. She also seems concerned to link this enthusiasm for length with the uncertain economic climate, and the fundamentally “bourgeois” character of […]The post Warning: Longer fiction may crush the toiling masses appeared first on TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics. …read more

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