Monday June 1, 2020

A fictional awakening

American author Emily Lockhart says that young adults embrace the experimentation in her bestselling family saga, We Were Liars

22nd July, 2015
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Emily Lockhart: ‘Adults do not come to a book signing and say they have read the book six times. The teenagers do’ Picture: Fergal Ward

Since last year, Emily Lockhart has had a string of good Wednesdays. On that particular day of the week, writers find out if they’re on the New York Times bestseller list, and over the past 18 months Lockhart’s novel We Were Liars has made regular appearances in the list’s young adult category. “You never get used to it,” she says. “I don’t see how you could get used to it . . . that kind...

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