[DWJ] Being Talked Up To

Gili Bar-Hillel hptranslator at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 13:56:21 EDT 2011


I've been spending too much time on Facebook, all I want to do is give a big
LIKE to both of you.

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Farah Mendlesohn <farah.sf at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> http://www.tor.com/Farah%20Mendlesohn
>
>
> 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.
>
> Farah
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