Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Q&A with Sarah Darer Littman

From my Q&A with Sarah Darer Littman, author of Some Kind of Hate:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

Quite a bit! Both the title, Some Kind of Hate, and the dark, ominous cover art serve to warn anyone that picks up the book that this will not be a light, easy read. That’s intentional - as are the content warning at the beginning of the book and the author’s note at the end. The novel is told from dual perspectives - Declan, a teen boy who becomes radicalized to right-wing extremism after an event that could destroy his future, and Jake, his friend and baseball teammate who happens to be Jewish.

What's in a name?

Jake’s surname is Lehrer, an homage to...[read on]
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Q&A with Sarah Darer Littman.

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