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Cityscape: Stories of an Upper Manhattan Childhood

Stories of an Upper Manhattan Childhood

Stories of an Upper Manhattan Childhood Patrick Rasenberg, flickr

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Author Steven Schrader on growing up in Washington Heights in the '40s and '50s.

On this week’s Cityscape, host George Bodarky's conversation with author Steven Schrader, whose dad was known as a "king of 7th Avenue fashion."

Schrader’s  new book, called Threads, explores his childhood in Washington Heights in the 40’s and 50’s, his strained relationship with his dressmaking guru father, and the road he took to becoming a published writer.