For this beautiful, hand embroidered, silk 1940's cocktail dress -- currently housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which I guess makes a lot of sense. Still...it does inspire.
Cassandra Rose Clarke: The Mad Scientist's Daughter
A beautiful and eerie love story and a mediation on what it means to be human in a technologically evolving world.
Helene Wecker: The Golem and the Jinni
A compelling tale of two immigrants to NYC in the late 1880s. A female Golem, newly made and a thousand year old Jinni.
Marly Youmans: The Throne of Psyche
Poetry: myth, rites of passage and family. A brilliant weaving of ancient tales with modern life.