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Why The Short Story Fell Off The Zeitgeist's Radar
Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review
, suggests that the answer lies with technology. It's not just that the ways people consumed entertainment changed ("short stories [in popular magazines] lost out to M*A*S*H*
and Banana Republic"); it's that changes in the way we work (and think) tend to lead us to a related but rather different genre.
Publishers Weekly 10/26/12
Posted October 30, 2012 12:45 AM
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