Daystar and Alexander discuss literary fiction, its values and failure modes, and its similarities and differences from rational fiction.
Co-hosted by Alexander Wales
With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Lost Girls by Alan Moore and Melinda Gabbie
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
White Noise, Don DeLillo
The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss
FLEEP, by Jason Shiga
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
The Necromancer’s House by Christopher Buehlman
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Handmaiden’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Kafka by the Shore by Haruki Murakami
01:20 What Qualifies as Literary Fiction?
25: 03 Literary Fiction and Rational Fiction
35:50 Writing Literary Fiction
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