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The Redskin Word

It was, as they say, a defining moment when award-winning Canadian author Joseph Boyden stalked out of our show. Why had our budding conversation floored him so devastatingly? Yes, we do pose very direct questions here on LAD. But why would that make a grown man take all his marbles and go home? In subsequent […]


Is swearing in YA fiction ever justified?  Are authors who choose to bowdlerize their own texts ever right to do so, asks our new face and YA author Colin Mulhern this week.  Britain’s grande dame of children’s books, Jacqueline Wilson, recently got into hot water when she used the word twat… as many as three […]