Archives for June 2013

What We’re Reading

Our house is overflowing with books. I have had less time to read in the last few years than ever in my life– but I still seem to acquire books at the same pace, so there are stacks of unread books everywhere.  We could use them as furniture, really. Book tables, book chairs… But my idea […]

School. Prison. Can you tell the difference?

  In my 2009 young adult novel Inferno, Dante met her friend Parker while handing out flyers printed  with the words:  School. Prison. Can you tell the difference?  I wrote that book when my own child was only four and kindergarten still seemed a long way off– but apparently my own not-so-great memories of school were […]