Monthly Archives: October 2018

What are we teaching boys when we talk them out of reading books about girls?

Placeholder while loading article actions I’m on tour for the latest installment in the “Princess in Black” series of chapters. A woman asks, “So when are you going to write a series like this for boys?” I say, “These books are for boys. And the girls. For anyone who likes …

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Classic books that originally had lousy reviews

RD.COM Culture & Leisure Books It might be hard to believe, but many of the books that are now considered literary masterpieces were greeted with disdain, disgust, and even mockery when they were first published. As time passed and cultural norms changed, these books managed to overcome this initial disapproval; …

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