Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Our Favorite Writers Share Their Favorite Childhood Books

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Emma Straub, author of LAURA LAMONT'S LIFE IN PICTURES

The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf

As a sedentary child, I always loved Ferdinand. He didn't want to fight—he just wanted to sit under a tree and smell flowers. A big-boned pacifist! Ferdinand is still my role model.


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Kristin Iversen is the Managing Editor at Brooklyn Magazine and the L Magazine. She has been described as "a hipster buzzword made flesh." This seems pretty accurate.

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