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  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wallby Kate Bernheimer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    New edition (revised and expanded) available 8/13/02. Fairy tales are one of the most enduring forms of literature, their plots retold and characters reimagined for centuries. In this elegant and thought-provoking collection of original essays, Kate Bernheimer brings together twenty-eight leading women writers to discuss how these stories helped... more...

  • The Complete Tales of Lucy Goldby Kate Bernheimer

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 9.95

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  • The Complete Tales of Ketzia Goldby Kate Bernheimer

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold is a lavishly poetic novel that draws upon the motifs of traditional German, Russian and Yiddish folklore and fairy stories to recount the visionary obsessions of a passionate young woman. The narrative moves freely through time and space, uniting Ketzia Gold's early childhood with her sexual awakenings, creating... more...

  • Fairy Tale Reviewby Kate Bernheimer

    Wayne State University Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Ochre is the color of our earliest stories. It is the color we chose when we wanted to make paintings on the walls of caves, in places that never did learn the name of sunlight. By the grace of small fires we etched in ochre; we coughed at the smoke in a confined area but also the absurdity of things we would later call warmth and light and home... more...

  • Fairy Tale Reviewby Kate Bernheimer

    Wayne State University Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    The Translucent Issue is a break from tradition. In some ways, colors are an easier, more obvious entry point into the world of fairy tales. It is not transparent, and thus never explicit on the page—the Brothers Grimm rarely editorialized—but then again psychology is rarely explicit. It is a partial view, one that permits shape and light, but not... more...

  • The Lonely Bookby Kate Bernheimer; Chris Sheban

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 17.99

    When a wonderful new book arrives at the library, at first it is loved by all, checked out constantly, and rarely spends a night on the library shelf. But over time it grows old and worn, and the children lose interest in its story. The book is sent to the library's basement where the other faded books live. How it eventually finds an honored place... more...

  • The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museumby Kate Bernheimer; Nicoletta Ceccoli

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 16.99

    Once there was a girl who lived in a castle. The castle was inside a museum. When children visited, they’d press against the glass globe in which the castle sat, to glimpse the tiny girl. But when they went home, the girl was lonely. Then one day, she had an idea! What if you hung a picture of yourself inside the castle inside the museum, inside... more...

  • The Girl Who Wouldn't Brush Her Hairby Kate Bernheimer; Jake Parker

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 17.99

    This hilarious, over-the-top story is perfect for any little girl who doesn't like to brush her hair. What happens when our heroine neglects her long tresses? Well, one day a mouse comes to live in a particularly tangled lock. Soon after, more mice move in, and the girl's unruly mop is transformed into a marvelous mouse palace complete with secret... more...

  • Horse, Flower, Birdby Kate Bernheimer; Rikki Ducornet

    Coffee House Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Eight marvelous, melancholy new fairy tales for daring readers. more...

  • Office at Nightby Kate Bernheimer; Laird Hunt

    Coffee House Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The lives of Marge Quinn, stenographer, and Abraham Chelikowsky, sometimes painter, are improvised from Edward Hopper's iconic "Office at Night." more...