Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
How Do Parents Talk To Teens About Consent? Young Adult Books Show The Way
“In a world where sex education is often basic, and porn is everywhere, author Christa Desir wants young adult fiction to be a place where kids can find answers and also questions about consensual sex. ‘What do you want? What’s pleasurable for you?’ she asks. ‘And what’s pleasurable for your partner? And how can you be intimate and it not be awkward?'”