SUNY Press author Binnie Klein was interviewed for the article and shared her thoughts on her book, Blows to the Head, and if it fits in with other so-called "boomer lit" books.
Klein has mixed feelings about the boomer lit category. She says any time a genre is created, there’s a tendency to assign it a connotation or quality that doesn’t accurately describe it. On the other hand, boomer lit is an interesting marketing tool about the power of change and reinvention that she finds interesting. “Good books are good books whether you call them a catchy genre or not.”Read the rest of Binnie's interview and the full article here. Do you read boomer lit? If so, what attracts you to the genre? And what are some of your favorites?
Before we go, here's a recent interview with Binnie on WTNH's Connecticut Style. Enjoy!