Re: RARA-AVIS: Genre Fiction Will Die!

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 30 Jun 2008

--- On Mon, 6/30/08, <> wrote:
> "Readers of old-fashioned genre fiction will die off,
> and the next
> generation will have so many different entertainment
> options that it's
> hard to envision the same level of loyalty to brand-name
> formula fiction
> coming off the conveyor belt every year. The novelists who
> are truly
> novel will thrive; the rest will struggle."
> Am I the only one who finds this asertion ridiculous?
I agree it's farfetched, and it also strikes me as a bleak place to live. How's that noir for you?



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