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This week, Rob and Kate are mainly focussing on Will Self’s recent article in which he discusses the “death” of serious fiction in novel form, but they start by mentioning the winner of the Bad Grammar Award.
Read the finalists of the Bad Grammar award here http://idler.co.uk/news/tesco-wins-bad-grammar-award/ and catch up on Will Self’s original article here http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/02/will-self-novel-dead-literary-fiction
Rob and Kate chat about the main points that Will Self makes, and what they think of his argument – beware, we do get a little heated!
We’d love to hear what you think – is the novel going to die because people can’t concentrate on reading any more? Does it matter than lit-fic is niche? Leave as a comment and tell us your thoughts.
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Episode 93. An Adventures With Words production.