Thursday, 21 June 2012


"I don’t believe it has any impact on the writing itself. It certainly has a tremendous impact on the culture and on the industry. But does it change the way writers work, on a day-to-day basis? There’s less hope, and writing feels more futile. Is that change? Unless attempted by deranged celebrities, writing always seems hopeless and futile."
Jonathan Ball on whether the dry spell of book reviews will affect Canadian writing.

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