Archive for February 14th, 2010

Putting scattered books back on the shelf reveals…

Three Books Which I Cannot Teach in High School Because of “Appropriateness” Concerns, but Which My Students Would Love, and from Which They Would Also Learn Something

The Commitments by Roddy Doyle*

The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter*

*I have taught this text, or parts of it, in college or graduate classes, and indeed, it was a hit.