David Shields and Ander Monson on the New Prose

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book.jpgReality Hunger: A Manifesto (Knopf) and Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir (Graywolf Press)

New web technologies (and the ever-increasing availability of information) have made possible a new kind of writing. This prose uses fact and randomness rather than story and structure. Two active practitioners wave the banner for the new.

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Read an excerpt from Reality Hunger.

Read an excerpt from Vanishing Point.

 

Banner image: David Shields (L) and Ander Monson (R)

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