Author Archives: Sam Byers

Sam Byers

About Sam Byers

Sam Byers' debut novel, Idiopathy, will be published in spring 2013 by Fourth Estate in the UK and Faber and Faber Inc in the US. You can find him on twitter @byers90 and online at www.sambyers.co.uk
Not everyone's opinion matters, like say, on a blog... Or maybe here.

The End of the End of Everything: Fiction’s Fretful Futures, Part IV

In Part IV, of his 4-part series, Sam Byers looks at why the novel is dying and just why and how technology might save it. Continue reading

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The Thick of It, compelling because everyone is always checking their Blackberries

The End of the End of Everything: Fiction’s Fretful Futures, Part III

In Part III, of his 4-part series, Sam Byers looks at why the novel is dying and just why and how technology might save it. Continue reading

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World of Warcraft's Night Elf trumps the novel, no?

The End of the End of Everything: Fiction’s Fretful Futures, Part II

In Part II, of his 4-part series, Sam Byers looks at why the novel is dying and just why and how technology might save it. Continue reading

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Franzen looking pious. Yes, writers are not important enough to the "Culture."

The End of the End of Everything: Fiction’s Fretful Futures, Part I

In this 4-part series, Sam Byers looks at why the novel is dying and just why and how technology might save it. Continue reading

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