The Book Briefing: Elif Batuman, Sally Rooney

The Book Briefing: Elif Batuman, Sally Rooney

Why are so many writers drawn to campus novels? In a 2006 article, Megan Marshall writes that the genre is “escape reading”. Citing older works like The Harrad Experience and 3 in the attic, Marshall considers many college novels to be “groping, sophomoric confessionals”. That has certainly changed. Today’s campus novels have expanded beyond the …

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