I mean, I'm sure she doesn't mean this about the reaction to it: "But I think that people either deliberately misread some of what I had to say in the piece, or they were not, in fact, capable of grasping the points. And whether it's malice or ignorance, neither is very attractive, I have to say."
No, she's not capable of being that mean-spirited, is she?
It was all part of an NPR conversation about YA which you can read here.
I'm trying to decide if I'm mean or dumb.