I love looking up and finding gargoyles and faces and other figures that grace older buildings. This is a figure on a building I always pass by on my way to the library. He looks so sad. In fact, it looks like he might be sobbing. Also, that position is a little obscene.
I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.View all posts by Stacy Horn →