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Summertime and the Living is Super Difficult

By Tu Ahn Dinh Boston, Massachusetts, has a school holiday called “Evacuation Day” (http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2014/03/17/evacuation-day-what-that/l2CpHeGoU7Jf4ePCJ1mWjK/story.html). I learned about it because (ironically) I left New York for the city that celebrates expelling foreigners from its territory! So, surprise! I left Greenwillow Books after three wonderful, hilarious, enriching years with an imprint I continue to consider as family. [...]

Happy Man Day 2014!

Is this thing on? Is it really Man Day, 2014, already? If you’ve somehow made it this far in life without learning about Man Day, you can get caught up here, here, here, and here. This particular Man Day, we’re preparing for a move downtown, and we’re making some tough decisions. You see, we’ll have less [...]

Scarier than Rip Taylor’s Toupee

It’s Friday the thirteenth; the first Friday the thirteenth since last May and the last until this April [edit--there's a third in July]! We were reminded of the awesome wonderfulness of the words “triskaidekaphobia” (fear of 13) and “paraskevidekatriaphobia” (fear of Friday the thirteenth) and various other scary things, and we thought it’d be fun [...]

Survivor: 10 E. 53rd Street

  So, yeah, we’ve been getting kicked around by Mother Nature lately! An earthquake. Some hurricane-like substance. We ran out of decaf green tea bags. But like the tree that gives our imprint its name, we absorb the energy with our flowing, supple limbs and bounce right back. Or something. We hope all of our [...]