My favorite books for adults and for kids—particularly my 6-year-old daughter. I’m a longtime literary editor, reading series curator, and creative writing teacher. I spend my days at the NYU Creative Writing Program and my nights at home in the East Village, looking for the perfect books to put my daughter to sleep and to keep me awake. In books I read, I love characters more than anything else. For Nadia, I love books that make her laugh, study the art, and ask questions. I try to keep up with what’s current but also love to look back, re-read, fill in gaps. This store reflects that, and is ever-changing.
I get a small cut of books purchased via this link, which I will donate to Moms for Moms NYC, a charity for single mothers; and the Earth School, my daughter’s Alphabet City public elementary school.
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