07 September 2005

Back to blogging 'bout book stuff

S.E. Hinton is profiled in The New York Times: "The mystery of S. E. Hinton begins with her genderless name. Her most famous book, The Outsiders, about teenage gangs and alienated youth in Tulsa during the 1960's, transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer adolescent world."

Read the whole story.

2 comments:

Clare said...

I tagged you for a book meme. I hope you don't mind. *cringe* You needn't respond to it if you don't have time. It is up on my blog currently.

jon said...
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