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The Dinosaurs of Upper West Side

New York’s American Museum of National History unveiled its new Hall of Dinosaurs, and it was so impressive that even the New Yorker set aside its usual blasé tone toward popular attractions… 430 more words

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Sequence of Events: Chapter Twelve (eighth)

Dolce far niente, their routine—for all of its two or three weeks—had never been, since Freda had gone out almost at once to try her luck at Springer’s. 960 more words


Traveling back to the Roaring Twenties

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances…”

Jazz Age Lawn Party, Governor’s Island. 8 more words

The Gallery

The Gallery


Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Dial Books for Young Readers, 2016

From the inside front cover: “Something is afoot in the Sewell Mansion. Twelve-year-old Martha, the new kitchen maid, is going to find out what it is. 528 more words

Book Review

Sequence of Events: Chapter Twelve (seventh)

It wasn’t a reasonable thing to ask of another person.

That she share your imprisonment, the whole of life confined to a single room. Bruner knew they had to get out. 943 more words


Sequence of Events: Chapter Twelve (sixth)

Freda had taken it for granted somehow. She had exited the Springer building’s sales people’s side door, a little late for the end of her shift, having been called into Mr. 1,243 more words


Papa Pens a Parody

Ernest Hemingway wrote his lone New Yorker piece for the Feb. 5, 1927 issue. Titled “My Own Life,” it was a short parody of the 3-volume… 484 more words

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