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Richard Michelson

About Richard Michelson

Richard Michelson is the owner of the R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, MA. His children’s books include The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew (Charlesbridge), Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy (Knopf), and As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Amazing March Toward Freedom (Knopf).

In Memoriam: Remembering Julius Lester

When I contacted Julius Lester (1939–2018) in 2014 to ask if he would join us at my gallery to accept the seventh annual Reader to Reader Norton Juster Award for Devotion to Literacy, he said he was pleased to be celebrated and would get back to me after checking the football schedule. I wasn’t surprised. […]