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Month: June 2000

Mary Ann Eaverly

In our ongoing series about children’s books that have mattered to people throughout their lives, we asked Mary Ann Eaverly, a professor of classical archaeology at the University of Florida whose specialty is archaic Greek sculpture, about her favorite children’s book, Gene Stratton-Porter’s Freckles.

Edward Gorey

That music, from one of PBS’s longest-running and most popular series, “Mystery,” is accompanied by highly stylized drawings of fainting Edwardian dowagers and ingenues and their languid beaus, barely escaping the peculiar accidents occurring around them at their haunted garden party.