Not Sure

August 20, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

Are people losing interest in fiction that “offers more questions than answers?”  In her book Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel, Jane Smiley suggested that modern readers have little taste  for uncertainty. At The Rumpus, Rob Roberge asks how much this contributes to popular disinterest in literature.

is a staff writer for The Millions and an MFA candidate at Johns Hopkins. Prior to coming to Baltimore, he studied literature and worked in IT while living in Dublin, Ireland. You can find him on Twitter at @tdbeckwith.

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