Sunday, June 20, 2010

My Beef With The New Yorker’s ‘Best Young Novelist’ List - By Ruth Franklin (TNR)

In hindsight, The New Yorker’s track record seems to have been astonishingly good-- Michael Chabon, Jeffrey Eugenides, Junot Diaz, Jonathan Franzen, and Jhumpa Lahiri went on to write books that would be among the decade’s most admired. But to what extent is such a list a self-fulfilling prophecy? Read more here

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