Teens, Malls, Petty Crime


John Brandon, author of Arkansas and Citrus County, reminisces about the petty crime/literary conquests of his adolescence at The Millions.

After his teenage athleticism burned out, he funneled his energy into consuming and stealing books from the Gulf View Square Mall and hiding the evidence in his closet–all to avoid the school library and keep his bookish interests under wraps.

Sam Riley is an adult who works at McSweeney's. More from this author →