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Don’t Call It a Novel (It’s Been Here for Years)

This phenomenon of misidentifying a story collection as a novel is surprisingly common, both in book reviewing and in polite conversation. The post Don’t Call It a Novel (It’s Been Here for Years) appeared first on The Millions.
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