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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Where's the work?

Jennifer Scheussler of the New York Times asks why the workplace has disappeared from modern novels. She argues that work used to be an integral part of a character's character, but now what someone does doesn't seem to matter more than their hair color. Does this sound right to you? Should work be in modern fiction more, or do you think most people are so sick of work by the time they get home that the last thing they want is to read about it?

You can read the article here.