The Door by the Staircase

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The Door by the Staircase

By Katherine Marsh; Kelly Murphy

Disney-Hyperion, Hardcover, 9781423134992, 288pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2016

About the Author
Katherine Marsh taught high school before she moved to New York City and started writing for Good Housekeeping and then Rolling Stone magazines. Her nonfiction stories about the city have appeared in The New York Times and other publications. She is currently the managing editor of The New Republic magazine, where she edits articles on politics and culture. A native of the Empire State and a Yale graduate, she lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two cats.

Kelly Murphy grew up surrounded by swamps and marshes that she explored with her six other siblings in southern New England. If you'd like to see more of Kelly's work, please visit