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I like writing and reading flash fiction and, although i have a long-term anxiety about humanity's shortening attention span, i don't believe for a moment flash fiction appeals to it or to put it another way, i don't believe that flash is the equivalent of mcliterature simply because it is short. Reading lists new nonfiction culture in praise of gross crime fiction 15 revolting, beautiful novels (best read on an empty stomach) crime fiction is one. Almost every innovation in science-fiction has come from small presses pushing the envelop and reader's expectations beyond the horizon what is the most important benefit of small presses small presses bring fresh new talent to the reading public. Like writing, reading is a protest against the insufficiencies of life when we look in fiction for what is missing in life, we are saying, with no need to say it or even to know it, that life as it is does not satisfy our thirst for the absolute—the foundation of the human condition—and should be better.
Mario vargas llosa's nobel lecture, published by farrar, straus and giroux in 2011, emphasizes the power of fiction to promote social and political action we would be worse than we are without the good books we have read, more conformist, not as restless, more submissive, and the critical spirit, the engine of progress, would not even exist, he says. On december 7, 2010, mario vargas llosa was awarded the nobel prize in literature his nobel llecture is a resounding tribute to fiction's power to inspire readers to greater ambition, to dissent, and to political action. In praise of pre-19th century literature i was reminded of that after reading the sorrows of young werther we feel gratitude that more recent fiction is no longer mostly by a bunch of.
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In praise of reading and fiction: the nobel lecture [mario vargas llosa, edith grossman] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers on december 7, 2010, mario vargas llosa was awarded the nobel prize in literature. Giving praise to the writers who helped his younger self to be transported to worlds beyond his own and enrich his life, he describes how learning to read at the age.
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