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Entries by Monica Edinger from 12/2010

For the Booklover Who has Everything: How about One of Edward Gorey's Fur Coats? (PHOTOS)

| Posted 12.06.2010 | Books

One of the twentieth century's more remarkable eccentrics, Edward Gorey was best known for scratchy pen and ink drawings often of the macabre sort, but with a particular and original wit.

Roald Dahl's Matilda -- Now Singing and Dancing! (VIDEO)

| Posted 12.09.2010 | Books

Beloved by generations of children and Americanized in a film, Roald Dahl's valiant heroine Matilda is now belting it out on one of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford stages.

5 Snowy Books for the Winter Solstice (PHOTOS)

| Posted 12.21.2010 | Books

Today it is Europe that is snowbound; tomorrow it could be those of us in New York. And so, in honor of the beginning of this snowy time of year here are a few beloved books filled with that icy white stuff to whet your and your kids' appetites.

Lemony Snicket's Christmas Story (VIDEO)

| Posted 12.24.2010 | Books

Better late than never (had hoped to publish this on Christmas Eve) here's Lemony Snicket with his Christmas story, The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screa...