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The Unrealist Novel

By posted at 4:15 pm on July 12, 2012 1

Lev Grossman offers some first thoughts on Every Love Story is a Ghost Story, the David Foster Wallace biography written by D.T. Max due out in September. More interestingly, Grossman wonders whether we’re nearing the death of hysterical realism, that manic, maximalist genre James Wood defined in his review of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth.





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One Response to “The Unrealist Novel”

  1. Tom B.
    at 12:32 am on July 13, 2012

    What a load.

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