Visiting Writers’ Houses: A Contrarian View

We’ve posted to this site links to plenty o’ photos of writers’ houses (like the photo above of one of Robert Frost’s homes in New England). And “literary tourism” is likely to disappear anytime soon.

But at least one writer feels that the impulse to visit the homes of famous writers is (to put it mildly) wrongheaded.

Her screed was published by the blog maintained by the  New York Review of Books; read it – and don’t miss the readers’ comments, as they, too, make interesting observations.

Found via Baby Got Books



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