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Introducing My Ántonia

It is no coincidence that in the opening pages of Willa Cather’s My Ántonia, her narrator, Jim Burden, at the age of 10, has buried his nose in a book about Jesse James. The boy is on a train traveling west from his home in Virginia, roughly the same trip Cather herself made at roughly the same... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rumble Fish

Long before the best-seller lists were dominated by John Green, Veronica Roth, and Stephenie Meyer, there was S.E. Hinton. Her novel The Outsiders—written when Hinton was only 15—revolutionized the young adult publishing world, causing teenage readers to demand books that reflected the realities... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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