I am marginalised as a reader of fiction.
I don’t read genre. I don’t read literary fiction. I think literature is a problematic concept.
I don’t like the English novel. I don’t like European and American novels of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
I like Naguib Mahfouz. I like Lao She and Ma Jian. I like Dostoyevsky. I would probably like some of the other nineteenth-century Russians if I got around to reading and re-reading them.
I am not a book lover.
I would like to make contact with people who read the same things as me.