Most of us know the story of David and Goliath as it’s traditionally told: shepherd boy David, in spite of his comparatively diminutive stature and seemingly inferior weaponry, manages to defeat the giant Goliath when the two engage in battle. … Full Article
When Camille Orrichio Loccisano lost her teenage son Francesco to cancer six years ago, she found that her grief followed her into the kitchen. “You never know how a loss like that is going to affect you. … Full Article
For the second holiday season, Honey & Wax Booksellers will bring independent Brooklyn bookshops and antiquarian booksellers to fill Park Slope's Old Stone House with rare, vintage, and out-of-print books in a celebration of the borough's rich history of printing, reading and writing. … Full Article
Bullying is a tragic epidemic that continues to torture children and teens – and in the digital age, which facilitates cyberbullying, the severity and incidence of such episodes is only escalating.
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Brooklyn has long boasted a particularly literary crowd. From Walt Whitman and Norman Mailer to Paul Auster, Jennifer Egan and Jonathan Safran Foer, some of America’s most esteemed writers hail from the borough. … Full Article