“Today, nearly one in five 35- to 44-year-olds say they most frequently buy Y.A. books. For themselves.”

 The Kids’ Books Are All Right by Pamela Paul is a great essay in the New York Times on the popularity of YA literature amongst older readers:

“A lot of contemporary adult literature is characterized by a real distrust of plot,” Grossman said. “I think young adult fiction is one of the few areas of literature right now where storytelling really thrives.”

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