Did YOU kill the most heinous, hateful, gaseous editor the literary world has ever known?
83 of the world’s most famous YA authors—think Libba Bray, David Levithan, John Green, Lemony Snicket, and Lauren Myracle—have already written their alibis, which have been collected in the new anthology Who Done It?. They most certainly did not murder their editor, Herman Mildew
Check out John Green’s alibi below!
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From: John Green
Date: OMITTED DUE TO PENDING LITIGATION
Subject: Herman Q. Mildew
To: OMITTED DUE TO PENDING LITIGATION
There are so many reasons I couldn’t have killed Mildew that I hardly even feel inclined to defend myself against the accusation. I don’t live in New York; I harbored no ill will toward Mildew; and I do not have the physical constitution for violence, especially murderous violence. Who’s making the accusation, anyway? Sciezka? Now, there’s a murderer. I’m not accusing anyone of anything, of course, but I will note that Sciezka is bald, and that a 2004 study by Harvard University found that men with male pattern baldness are seven times more likely to kill literary editors than men with full and plush heads of hair. So allow me to submit to evidence Exhibit A, my majestic puff of hair. You can’t deny my puff. It wasn’t me.