Mark Haddon (no significant spoillers)
jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 20 15:56:25 EST 2004
--- meparks at mtholyoke.edu wrote:
> Quoting Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at Proffitt.com>:
> > On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 22:41:47 +0000, Hallie
> O'Donovan wrote:
> > >>One thing that bugged me a little was that
> Haddon's book was shelved in
> > the
> > >>YA section, and it seems a lot more like an
> adult book to me. Next thing
> > >>you know they're going to stick _To Kill a
> Mockingbird_ in there just
> > >>because the protagonist is a kid....
> > >
> They _do_ shelve To Kill A Mockingbird in the YA
> section, quite frequently. It
> annoyed me when I worked in a Barnes&Noble that more
> and more classics were
> getting moved into YA and Children's--I guess
> because so many of them are read
> in high school?
I wonder how long it will be before we see Austen and
Bronte in the YA section.
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