Editorial Observer - Some Thoughts on the Pleasures of Being a Re-Reader - NYTimes.com: "The real secret of re-reading is simply this: It is impossible. The characters remain the same, and the words never change, but the reader always does. Pip is always there to be revisited, but you, the reader, are a little like the convict who surprises him in the graveyard — always a stranger."
(Click the link to read the whole article, which is quite lovely.)
Musings on children's and YA literature, the academy, and the relationship between them, from an English professor and mother.