"Reading is Ultimately Dangerous"

Walter Dean Myers interviewed Robert Lipsyte back in 2001.

Did you know that?

 I didn’t until recently.

This line from Lipsyte stuck with me:

“I don’t think the culture really wants young people to read. I think reading is ultimately dangerous and subversive to any kind of authority.”


Want to read it?

(June 2001). “Pulling no punches.” School Library Journal p. 44-47