Literary fiction, in contrast, focuses on the psychology and inner life of the characters, he says. And importantly, characters in literary fiction are left somewhat incomplete. Readers have to watch what they do and infer what they are thinking and feeling.
I have never given fiction books a look and usually I go for non-fictions because I believe I can learn more from true stories. But literary fiction seems pretty interesting and it seems that it might also help in creativity. So to fellow startup friends, who been reading much business books and all, consider literary fiction too.