Robert Coover, the author of many works of fiction, is the T. B. Stowell Professor Emeritus in Literary Arts at Brown University. His essay “The End of Books” appeared in The New York Times Book Review in 1992. This essay will be included in the new book Experimental Literature: A Collection of Statements.
The End of Literature
Even if writing is reduced to tweeted epigrams to keep readers reading, won’t writers still tell stories?