Lauren Oyler’s Narrator Is Unreliable, but So Are All of Us Online

Lauren Oyler’s debut novel brings the reader down a rabbit hole of endless, mindless scrolling, online identities, and conspiracy theories. Fake Accounts follows the journey of a young woman after she discovers that her boyfriend is running an Instagram account spouting dangerous conspiracies that may or may not have contributed to the election of a […] The post Lauren Oyler’s Narrator Is Unreliable, but So Are All of Us Online appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Lauren Oyler’s ‘Fake Accounts’ Captures the Relentlessness of Online Life

Oyler’s debut novel is about a smart, irascible narrator who is steeped in the concerns and tone of social media. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture

The book critic and Fake Accounts author says that smart readers are not being served by the publishing industry. The post Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Who’s the Greatest Unreliable Narrator in Literature?

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8 of the Best Online Book Subscriptions

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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

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