[DWJ] Being Talked Up To

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 13:26:10 EDT 2011

On 31 March 2011 18:22, Ellen Willcox <eawil3 at email.wm.edu> wrote:

> (I realize that subject line makes little sense on its own, but bear with
> me.)
> I can't seem to discover which it is - I've read dozens of beautiful
> tributes to DWJ over the past few days - but I thought it extraordinarily
> well-put when one person said that her books not only didn't talk down to
> readers (children in particular), but talked up to them.  It made me think
> about the things I've gained from reading and rereading her books.

That was me at Tor.com

I really do think it's what made her books so special, and I wish I'd had
your list in front of me ten mins ago when I was trying to explain it.

Thank you.


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