Wednesday, November 19 2014
Loisel’s retelling is a gorgeous one. But it’s a contribution to a troubled tale. Is Neverland about rejecting adults – or just women?
Wednesday, November 12 2014
The remarkable author of How to Build a Girl wasn’t seeking controversy; she just wanted to change the world.
Tuesday, September 30 2014
Jam Gallahue and her English classmates are given journals to keep. But when they begin writing, something strange happens.
Monday, September 29 2014
We owe it to ourselves to recognize the many women in pop music that made an undeniable impact on popular culture and the world at large.
Tuesday, August 19 2014
The YA crowd is full of articulate, well-read, hungry hyenas. They'll rip my lungs out for this. They'll crucify me. They'll leave my corpse in a ditch.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
Young Adult literature is not just for kids, and it fills an important niche left vacant by much of contemporary "adult" fiction.
Sunday, April 28 2013
Grove was the hippest and most important publisher of books that broke sexual taboos, plotted revolution, and kept millions of young intellectuals across the US in touch with the avant-garde and revolutionary politics throughout the world.
Tuesday, September 18 2012
Corin Tucker's back with her second album from her new band, and the riot grrl superstar is as loud as she ever was. Pussy Riot, equal pay for equal work, and Joey Ramone are just a of few things on her mind.
Monday, September 17 2012
If there’s one thing the alien film does well, it’s the introduction of an outsider to provide an inside glimpse at the human condition. What often gets knocked off the wayside is a myriad of underlying issues, including the continued questionable portrayal of women and, more broadly, their social status and treatment.
Tuesday, April 3 2012
Sometimes, the prism of the future can be envisioned in the kitchen and playground, in unexpected forms of empowerment.