James Wood Spoofed

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Colson Whitehead, evidently emboldened by the failure of James Wood's How Fiction Works to inspire armies of Wood-minded, M.F.A.-packing zombies to storm publishing houses and feast on the brains of literati, has parodied The New Yorker critic's book in the new Harper's. [Harper's] Related: Flava of the Month