Extra-curricular

If you didn’t see them already, two essays in the NYTBR are worth a look:

I’m Y.A., and I’m O.K.” by Margo Rabb

“When is a novel for adults really a novel for children? When a publisher and its marketing department decide it is.” 

Advice Squad” by  Virginia Heffernan

“A guided tour of the books on the self-help best-seller list.”

And, NPR discovers graphic novels:

Americans Say Oui, Oui To Foreign Graphic Novels” by Brian Mann, on All Things Considered, 7/19

Titles mentioned:

Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi

Monsieur Jean, Charles Berberian and Philippe Dupuy

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