The death of the Red-Hot Center

From literary giants tapping out the Great American novel through multiculturalism, Kmart realism and the Brat Pack to Oprah and your book club: A short history of fiction after 1960.

About Laura Miller

Laura Miller is a senior writer at, which she co-founded in 1995. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review, where she wrote the Last Word column for two years. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and many other publications. She is the author of "The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia" (Little, Brown, 2008) and the editor of "The Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors" (Penguin, 2000). She lives in New York.

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