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December 4, 2021

How Much Trouble Can You Get Into by Stealing Another Writer’s Idea? An Author Finds Out the Hard Way in Jean Hanff Korelitz’s ‘The Plot’

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I liked the satire of creative writing programs in The Plot but had mixed views of other aspects of the story in a book likely to turn up on a lot of holiday wish lists:


  1. Started reading it, but couldn’t quite hang in there with the main character.

    Comment by Pam Webb — December 4, 2021 @ 4:26 pm | Reply

  2. You’re not alone. I didn’t buy that the main character (a writing teacher!) thought you could have a bestseller on the basis of a plot alone. But I did enjoy the satire, so I stayed with it.

    Comment by 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom — December 4, 2021 @ 6:10 pm | Reply

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