Greil Marcus Calls Reality Hunger “Bullshit”

In a total “awww snap” moment, Greil Marcus tells Pop Matters what he thinks of David Shields “controversial manifesto”:

I thought it was total bullshit. First of all, there’s a long history of people writing books about the death of the novel or the death of fiction and getting attention for doing that. There are a lot of people who would rather be at the funeral than at the birth, and this is one of those cases.