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Reading Any Current Literary Novels?

markdf pointed out an article on Atlantic.com.

I hear talk about classics. Works by Dickens, Clemens, Bronte, Melville. And I hear talk about works that are "current" -- i.e., works written since the turn of the century. There are enough LJ posts in the book challenges I can pick and choose something that isn't genre fiction, branching out from our little "ghetto" here.

I'm curious, though, as to what current "literary" novels people read more than once?

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stevenagy
Sep. 1st, 2007 01:10 am (UTC)
Exactly.

Which is where the writer comes into the mix, bringing their own experiences. I'd like to believe I'll always try to bring something original to the stories I enjoy.

For example, the WiP is a vampire novel, but I'm trying to make it as original as possible.

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