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Finding God in Young Adult Sci-Fi

One of the joys of adulthood is revisiting favourite authors from childhood or adolescence, partly to see whether there is any heft to the books in question that allows you to still enjoy them, if in a different way to when you were younger. 849 more words

Retro Book Review: Interstellar Pig by William Sleator.

Although I’m reading several books with summer (like this one and this one), right before I went to the coast not long ago something possessed me to pick up my well-worn copy of a book I’ve loved for years,  996 more words


House of Stairs Thoughts (Thoughts of Stairs)

I never really considered this when I read the book in middle school, but now I’m wondering exactly why each character was selected for the project. 698 more words

House Of Stairs

House of Stairs

I read a handful of William Sleator’s YA novels when I was a kid and they left a mark, so when we bought a few for our son this year, I decided to re-read one of two myself. 194 more words

William Sleator - The Duplicate

This was an assignment for RPI EMAC ARTS 4966 – Science Fiction (2nd Project – An Adaptation To Any Literature In Science Fiction) Spring 2014. The short film is based on William Sleator’s novel, The Duplicate. 66 more words

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Talkin' Books #1: Others See Us by William Sleator

This is the first of what I hope will be many interviews with people about their favorite books and how books influence their life. 731 more words


Today I’ve been thinking about teachers, about my teachers specifically. I had a lot of terrible teachers, and a lot of mediocre teachers. The good ones I had encouraged me, or told me I had talent, or simply gave me enough individual attention that I felt like I had a place to stand. 1,517 more words