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Outside the box

How are books that defy traditional generic categories to find a home and an audience, asks

PERSONAL ESSAY

“You have to shed your academic personality,” the literary agent said. “Your manuscript is not suitable as a trade book. You have to imagine you’re writing for the man or woman on the street. Can you do that?”

You are asking me to dumb it down and I refuse to do that!

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