From Kerouac To Rand, 'Harmful' Reads For Writers
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Crawford Kilian advises aspiring writers to avoid Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and eight other well-known novels. In a piece for the Canadian daily The Tyee, Kilian writes, "their readable styles look so easy, that they might seduce a young writer into imitating them."



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