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Maureen Corrigan on Lacuna

By posted at 4:28 pm on November 3, 2009 0

NPR’s Maureen Corrigan applauds Barbara Kingsolver‘s Lacuna for “single-handedly keeping consumer zest alive for the literary novel,” as “the only literary novel caught in the cross hairs” of the price wars waged by Wal-mart, Amazon, and Target against booksellers (the others being genre novels).  As for the book itself: “I wish I could say she also deserves kudos for writing a spectacular work of fiction…”

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