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  • irishtimes.com - Posted: June 14, 2011 @ 4:21 pm

    Culture podcast: June 14th

    Laurence Mackin

    In this week’s Culture podcast Shane Hegarty talks to Sinead Gleeson, Declan Burke and Mick Heaney and asks are we witnessing the end of literary fiction?

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    • Mr. C says:

      You forgot to mention people don’t read because they’re listening to podcasts!
      In 50 yrs time literary fiction will be back to being purely a female pursuit like it was when the novel emerged. If there is anything outside of academia published that is longer than 50 pages.
      But if literary fiction is dying there is still a massive canon of great writers from the past to be rediscovered.

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