Monthly Archives: September 2013

Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel

When purchased:  August 2013 Where:  Secondhand online from (a fabulous indie alternative to, especially for used books) Why:  I’m collaborating on a book about depression, and I felt this was an important take on the subject to read How Read:  A chapter here and there, over the course of a couple of weeks I’ll give […]

Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully

When purchased:  August 23rd, 2013 Where:  Books Inc. Palo Alto Why:  I’m doing research for a picture book I’m considering writing How Read:  In one sitting, then again, and again, and soon to be read again I’ve recently had cause to study a number of children’s picture books. In July, a friend mentioned to me […]