In a cycle seemingly as old as the literary world itself, Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is now the subject of criticism after first experiencing major success.
British-Chinese author Xiaolu Guo, who was selected by Granta Magazine as one of Britain's best young novelists and was recently shortlisted for the Orange Prize, criticized American literature and also expressed concern that literature has become too ‘storytelling-driven.’ 'All the poetry, all the alternative things, have been pushed away by mainstream society,' she said.
The trailer for Gary Shteyngart's memoir 'Little Failure' features James Franco and Rashida Jones.
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Outspoken author Jonathan Franzen said he thinks would-be writers who should be working on their writing skills are instead spending time on 'constant self-promotion.'
The new documentary 'Philip Roth: Unmasked' is an insightful look into the famed writer's life, but it doesn't quite go the distance.