Book 1

This is Our Youth

This is Our Youth

Dramatists Play Service, Inc.. 1999

THE STORY: In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the '60s have emerged as young adults in a country that has just resoundingly rejected everything they were brought up to b

New York Magazine

New York Magazine

New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

The Not So Zen Mom

Ah, motherhood: the blissful time when every day is spent relishing the precious moments spent with your well-behaved children, living a picture-perfect life worthy of the family portraits lining the stairwell. Right? Wrong. Despite what many mothers display on their Facebook pages, raising kids ain't easy. You'll find yourself dealing with more poop than you thought possible, attempting (and failing) to manage the chaos of a toddler avoiding bed, and wishing for a quiet naptime before you...

Madame Melville

Madame Melville

Grove Press. 2021

"The General from America provides a rich portrait of Benedict Arnold, a man most often dismissed simply as a traitor (at least in the United States). Nelson's account of Arnold's search for love and country, and his discovery of only compromise and despair, will haunt readers and audiences."--BOOK JACKET.

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle

Hachette UK. 2010

Now a major motion picture starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson. This is a startling memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeanette Walls narrates her nomadic and adventurous childhood with her dreaming, 'brilliant' but alcoholic parents. At the age of seventeen she escapes on a Greyhound bus to New York with her older sister; her younger siblings follow...