The New Yorker on The Good of the Novel

By | October 26, 2011

The New Yorker’s online blog, The Book Bench, recently posted an entry on The Good of The Novel. Reflecting on the age of Amazon reviews, the review praises the book’s collection of literary criticism.

“The Good of the Novel” is simultaneously an antidote to the drive-by review and a celebration and study of the novel. It might be fashionable to say that both traditional criticism and the novel are on the way out; “The Good of the Novel” works at proving both of these claims wrong, with thirteen essays that are self-contained, elegant, and convincing.”

Read the full article here:



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *