Daniel Pinkwater’s wackadoo classic “Lizard Music” is out in a new paperback reissue from New York Review Books, and it’s a beaut.
A Holocaust parable? A celebration of polyglot Brooklyn? Josh Nathan-Kazis might be overthinking Daniel and Jill Pinkwater’s new picture book — but it’s worth reading anyway.
Daniel Pinkwater is a onetime collaborator of Terry Gilliam, a surreal YA novelist, former cult member and NPR commentator. For Josh Nathan-Kazis, he was also an obsession.