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John Irving Thinks JKR Deserves Medal

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Posted by: Melissa
April 23, 2004, 04:10 PM

John Irving, author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The World According to Garp, is speaking next Friday at the 27th annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture in Indianapolis, and the Indianapolis Star has an interview with him in this Sunday's edition. He speaks about the Harry Potter books, saying:

Every time I read some kind of ... condescending commentary on Ms. Rowling's work, "Oh, it's not Lewis Carroll, it's not 'Wind in the Willows,' or some [junk]. . ." I think, God, these people have it all wrong. It's difficult stuff, it's challenging vocabulary. They should give her a medal."

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