(Harper, 1998)

The passionate, witty, acutely perceptive letters of American children’s literature’s great maverick visionary publisher.

New York Times Book Review
Notable Book of 1998
Read Rebecca Sinkler’s front-page New York Times Book Review essay here.

“A once-in-a-lifetime delight. [Dear Genius] will introduce a woman of courage, rare ability, incisive wit, and perceptive vision . . . A major contribution to the history of publishing.” — Zena Sutherland

“Irresistible.” — The New Yorker

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