LAWRENCE and NANCY GOLDSTONE are a husband-and-wife writing team and authors of Out of the Flames, a Booksense 76 Selection. They have also written three books on their book-collecting pursuits: Used and Rare, Slightly Chipped, and Warmly Inscribed.
The Goldstones (Lawrence: Rights, 1992; Nancy: Mommy and the Murder, 1995; etc.) offer a sprightly paced travelogue that records their education in literary connoisseurship. Their interest in rare books began innocently enough when they challenged themselves to limit spending on birthday gifts for each other. Read full book review >
Former Wall-Streeter, former Manhattanite Elizabeth Halperin lives with her precocious three-year-old daughter, Emily, in Lenox, Mass., where Police Chief Rudge still believes she killed her soon- to-be-divorced husband Howard, in a murder as yet unsolved (Mommy and the Murder, 1995). Read full book review >