Playful photos, props a delight at Walters

By: Carol Sorgen

If you’ve spent any time with kids in the past 20 years, you’re probably familiar with Walter Wick — if not his name, then his popular book series, Can You See What I See? and I Spy.  Both challenge young and not-so-young readers to solve visual riddles or puzzles created from the thousands of props Wick has collected in his studio (a renovated... READ MORE

Writer needn’t be prolific to be a ‘genius’

By: Hillel Italie

Author Deborah Eisenberg is in the dining area of her apartment, peeling an orange. She removes a small piece, places it on her plate and peels again. It takes a couple of hours, but when finished, she has an arrangement as artful as a lotus flower. Or, in her case, a short story. For the past quarter century, Eisenberg has created — without hurry — stories.  She has... READ MORE