By the Book: Top Summer picks for young readers

The joy of imagining Summer-themed books for young readers on school break   By Jonah Berkowitz Photo special by Juan Alonso   There’s nothing quite like laying out on the beach with a good book, relaxing and enjoying all that summer has to offer. We adults love it, so why not grab some summer reading…

By the Book: To censor or not

No book should be banned or censored. I believe this and live by this. I believe that one must read a variety of things before one can learn what is important and what is not. Through the years I have read everything some authors have written: John Irving, William Styron, Maeve Binchy, Charles Dickens, Shakespeare,…