Wednesday, September 26, 2007

For The First Time, I Want To Read This

We have a family member who loved S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders when he was in sixth grade. He read it over and over again and memorized the Frost poem Hinton quotes. I watched the movie with him and, unfortunately, found it one of the most mind-numbing experiences of my life.

I've avoided the book like plague.

But last week's New York Times Book Review carried an essay called 'The Outsiders': Forty Years Later that actually makes it sound at least intriguing.

So, maybe.

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