Readers Without Borders


-+*I don’t just feel sad; I feel like an accomplice in the murder. Since I’m a Jewish mother, and we specialize in guilt— I can’t help feeling guilty about taking part in killing bookstores. What makes it worse is that technically this is a crime of passion—since there are few things I love more than […]

Go the F**k to Sleep


-+*Have you seen it?  It’s a phenomenon:  a brilliant concept, cleverly done.  An instant classic, it’s the flip side of Goodnight Moon; required reading for parents and grandparents.  The title alone sells it;  anyone who’s been a parent will get it—and wish they wrote it. Written in the soothing rhymes of a bedtime story, it’s […]