Lilith Feature

Sugar & Spice – and Beyond

For many of usthe books we read as children had a powerful impact on our sense of what was possible to us— as females, and as Jews. To find out what some of those germinal books were, LILITH’s editors asked a cross-section of our readers—authors, children’s book editors, students, educators, performers—to tell us about a favorite book they’d read as a youngster, or read to a child. We especially wanted to know which books were subversive (in the best sense) and which inspired a shock of recognition, that sidelong glance at one’s own reflection…

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