Young, Gifted and Searching for a Sense of Self: 'Golden Ticket' by Kate Egan and 'In the Key of Us' by Mariama J. Lockington, 6/19/22
A craft essay about finding inspiration in a Springsteen song.
A list of 9 novels, one for each decade from the 1930s to the 2010s, that hint at the magic of New York City.
Breaking Free from the Nesting Doll, 8/4/13
Dan Saltzstein combs through 125 years of the Book Review for lessons on what makes a good love story--including thoughts from my review of John Green's great love story, The Fault in Our Stars (#5. "Tragedy").
Can an Advice Columnist Help This Middle Schooler?: 'Dear Sweet Pea' by Julie Murphy, 11/10/19
The Los Angeles Review of Books
ALL IN THE FAMILY: On WILDWOOD by Colin Meloy and THE APOTHECARY by Maile Meloy, 1/18/12