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Lois Lowry Reflects on 20 Years of The Giver


Lois Lowry, Author

In a forward written for the latest edition of The Giver, Lois Lowry reflects on how things have changed, and how she has changed, since she wrote novel 20 years ago. Read about how it felt to write a dystopian novel back then, on her “dedicated word processor,” and about the incredible letters she receives from fans about how The Giver has either changed their life or made them “startlingly angry”. She also dives into her “quiet” novel’s long journey to the big screen, and reassures fans that a film adaptation cannot change the book. “It has simply grown up, grown larger, and begun to glisten in a new way.”

Read the entire forward at Huffingtonpost.com!