A Reader’s Manifesto, by B.R Myers

Have you ever thought the quality of American prose has declined since about 1960? Do you think American literary fiction has taken an especially large hit? Don’t worry, says B.R Myers, your eyes don’t deceive you.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2001/07/a-readers-manifesto/302270/

An interview done with the author by The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/interviews/int2002-10-02.htm

  • the expanded version, a slim book, is also good.