Despite being banned at first, the novel NOTHING has later become a mandatory read for students. NOTHING tackles the uncomfortable, sensitive and difficult to articulate themes in teenagers' lives. Because we need to talk about certain topics, even when they seem to be nothing important.
Janne Teller's book was published in 2000 with great controversy. What kind of writing can cause such a stir? The text inclused fundamental issues for the teen age, such as negotiation of different conceptions of the world, questioning moral principles and experimenting power and helpnessless alike.
Yet, in the end, everybody must answer this: what matters in life?