The Novel According to Bezos

According to Mark McGurl, we’re entering a new age of fiction; the Age of Amazon, as he calls it, is the explosion of novels of widely different genres from all over the world. Today, people have the largest selection of fiction to choose from as Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing program allows writers to get novels (ranging from Spanish zombie novels to adult baby diaper lover erotica) out to hundreds of thousands of eager readers, without the hurdles that come with traditional publishing. Has Amazon changed literature itself? Read full article here

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