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Novels a Waste of Time, Says Noel Gallagher, and Other News

October 22, 2013 | by


  • Cheryl Strayed’s Wild is apparently igniting fresh interest in hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. “She had relationship issues, and I was in the same boat,” one hiker and Strayed fan tells the New York Times.
  • A baby boy was born in a California Barnes & Noble. Mother and child are reportedly doing well.
  • “Novels are just a waste of fucking time,” says Noel Gallagher.
  • His remarks, declares the Guardian, are “a valuable contribution to the debate around books and literature’s role in modern society.”



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    1. ivoryhobo | October 22, 2013 at 12:40 pm

      I’d like to hear from Kato Kaelin on this one… I mean, if we’re going to listen to people who were relevant for about one month in the mid-90s.

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