Working on your summer reading list? Jon Savage, author of Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945, the book that Teenage film is based, presents his teen-centric recommends — I read hundreds of books by and about teenagers for the “Teenage” book and these are among my favourites:
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Jon Savage Presents: Fave Fiction
I have a vivid memory of lying in the sun during summer 1970—when I was 16/17—listening to Traffic’s John Barleycorn Must Die and reading Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy.