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My Sis­ter Is Sleeping by Devo­ra Bush­eri

My Sis­ter Is Sleeping by Devo­ra Bush­eri

Illustrator: Michel Kich­kaTranslator: Shi­ra Atik A big sister in an Israeli family draws pictures as she eagerly anticipates her baby sister waking from her nap. She lovingly describes the baby, imagining all the things...

The Escape Artist by Helen Fre­mont

The Escape Artist by Helen Fre­mont

In the tradition of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home or George Hodgman’s Bettyville, Fremont writes with wit and candor about growing up in a household held together by a powerful glue: secrets. Her parents, profoundly affected by their...

Sid­ney Lumet: A Life by Mau­ra Spiegel

Sid­ney Lumet: A Life by Mau­ra Spiegel

Acclaimed as the ultimate New York movie director, Sidney Lumet began his astonishing five-decades-long directing career with the now classic 12 Angry Men, followed by such landmark films as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network. His remarkably varied...

Foot­prints on the Heart by Jean Nag­gar

Foot­prints on the Heart by Jean Nag­gar

A mesmerizing tale of adventure, romance and survival. Driven by a mother’s sacrifice to save her daughter from abuse, and a lifetime of poverty, deprivation and neglect, Footprints on the Heart unwinds an epic tale of...