A recent essay in The New York Times Book Review explains why more adults are reading Young Adult novels. It sheds light on my own desire to read books written for kids, a tenacious desire I've resisted, until now.
It's one of those award weeks showcasing good books for kids and adults. The 2010 Newbery and Caldecott award winners were announced Monday, and we'll soon be hearing the line-up of contenders for the National Book Critics Circle 2010 awards. Here's the scoop.