Dangerous Novels

October 16, 2014

“The idea that novels could be dangerous seems largely have fallen by the wayside, which does raise the question of how today’s newer sources of entertainment and information will look to the critics of the future. In 50 years, maybe we’ll be lamenting our failure to read enough Internet.” Anna North writes about the distant time “When Novels Were Bad For You” for The New York Times.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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