The first Halloween decorations I spotted in my neighborhood. I also noticed how spectacularly beautiful this building is. In one of my books I wrote about feeling like the Little Match Girl sometimes, seeing how some people live. This is one of those places! That said, there are certainly a lot worse things than being a poor person in this neighborhood. I’m lucky!
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 →