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'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Shout Her Lovely Name, Short Stories by Natalie Serber

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 09.12.2012 | Books
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Shout her Lovely Name is not only beautifully written, it absolutely sizzles with the electric shocks of family life.