Sherman Alexie's Brilliant Moving Response to Wall Street Journal Article

I give respect to The Wall Street Journal, this time, because they allowed a couple of counter voices to the smug privileged nonsense Ms. Gurdon wrote regarding the dangers of  ‘dark’ Young Adult Fiction. One of the voices is the award winning author, Sherman Alexie. His book has been lauded by adults and young adults … Read more

"Too Dark" For Young Adults?

I don’t read young adult literature, and don’t have any young adults around at the moment who do. So, I’m not in a position to say whether all the books out there for teens are full of horrific violent profanity ridden dreck or not. But apparently a writer for the Wall Street Journal has read … Read more