• Sarah Mesle’s wonderfully contentious essay “YA Fiction and the End of Boys” asks us to examine questions of manhood in young adult fiction. [1 of 3]

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lit 13 Nov 2012

on the thought-provoking writing of Sarah Mesle, Mellon Fellow in English at UCLA and editor of Avidly.

  • It’s part of “Young & Reckless,” the new digital edition of Los Angeles Review of Books, which discusses YA books with refreshing thoughtfulness. [2 of 3]
  • Tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET, LARB will open the conversation about Mesle and YA fiction to all of us via Twitter. Expect it to be lively. [3 of 3]
  • Images (in order): cover of The Outsiders; profile photo via Los Angeles Review of Books; cover of “Young & Reckless”; cover of Every Day, by David Levithan.

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