"Because of a handful of sentences among 281 pages, adults are going to considerable lengths to make sure kids don’t read my newest book."
"Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World" picks up where Sáenz's 2012 coming-of-age tale left off. It's due out this fall.
And so compelling, she said, "that even their racist ass was going to see it.”
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He claimed to have been blurbed by Chinua Achebe and earned a Ph.D. from Oxford. Turns out, not so much.
Evidence emerged that a YA book gamed its way onto the NYT best-seller list. Now the author is making her case -- but is anyone buying it?