Why Are So Many Literary Writers Technophobic?

Why Are So Many Literary Writers Technophobic?

Nathan Bransford on his blog:

Have lit writers become our resident curmudgeons? Or are they just like any other cross-section of the population? Is it tied to deeper fear of the transition in the book business? Is it just not interesting to think new stuff is cool?

This follows a bunch of news lately about literary writers like Jonathan Franzen, Zadie Smith and Jennifer Egan complaining about Kindles and Facebook and such. Links to each of their complaints are provided in the article, so click away.


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