If you are traveling through JFK airport (or if you just find yourself in Queens for any reason at all) and you have some time for a meal, it is an excellent use of your time to stop by the TWA Hotel and eat at the Paris Cafe.
*** There’s still time to check out the Kusama: Cosmic Nature exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden–and you absolutely should. *** I’ve been a fan of Yayoi Kusama’s work since 2012, when I visited the Whitney Museum for a retrospective of her work. So I was very glad to learn that she was being … Continue reading Kusama at the New York Botanical Garden – Art & Plants!
*** NOVEL: Night Train to Lisbon AUTHOR: Pascal Mercier (pseudonym of Peter Bieri) YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2004 (English translation 2008) REVIEW: *** Night Train to Lisbon probably wasn’t meant to be read while lounging poolside, but somehow that’s what I did, finding myself, despite the unlikely setting, thoroughly absorbed in this philosophical novel. It concerns … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves: Night Train to Lisbon
I read Kenny & the Dragon along with my first grader (and the rest of her elementary school–each year, the entire school reads a book together) and found it to be a rather sweet story.
Happily, I saw a copy of The Hunting Party on the small bookshelf located between the t-shirts, postcards, and Florida souvenirs, and it was $9.99 well spent.