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Depressing the Younger Generation

A NY Times article, “Why Teachers Love Depressing Books” (requires login), talks about how today’s Young Adult literature deals with some mature, and often depressing, themes. I noticed the same last year when reading David Gerrold’s excellent Dingillian Family series.

[via Locus Online]

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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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