Sunday, July 04, 2010

In defence of popular fiction...

Lately, there's been quite a lot of wrangling in the press and elsewhere between literary fiction writers and popular fiction. Check out this talk by Toni Jordan.

It's one of the best defences of popular fiction I've heard.

I always wonder why people can be such snobs about literature, but still enjoy a poular movie or a popular song without feeling they've lowered themselves.

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