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Here’s a pretty pickle. Our heroes like N.D. Wilson and what he’s doing in Boys of Blur. On the other hand, they did have some difficulties with the book that made for some interesting discussions about literature, writing, story, etc. Which, it turns out, is one of the primary functions of their podcast. Never ones to shirk their duty, our heroes solider on, discussing the weaknesses of a book they would 100% recommend for boys in the target demographic.
Hey, we talked about Steinbeck’s weaknesses, too.
Next week, we’ll be discussing the Newbery Awards and kids lit in general. After that, Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.