Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Arts Journal - Words

Technological Change Quickly Makes The Present Obsolete. So What’s A Novelist To Do?

“We live in a world where occupations that once seemed reliably perennial, like clerking in a retail store, are suddenly teetering on the brink of extinction. For novelists, whose work typically takes at least a year (and often much longer) to produce, delivering an up-to-date depiction of contemporary life must be a maddeningly elusive goal.”

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