Tag: the economics of fiction

Why Brexit and Trump Mean Big Romance is Due a Comeback

A Passive Aggressive and Yet Somehow Loving Exchange of Views With My Internet Profile

The popularity of certain types of fiction waxes and wanes with economic cycles. This is because readers are human, and want to escape their reality. But if romantic fiction is the ultimate escapism, why isn’t it more popular at the moment? As usual, I have a theory about this, and I’m not afraid to use it…