Tuesday , December 1 2020

Memoir

Book Review: ‘Careful Old Letters: A Jewish Family’s Story,’ by Alexandra Weinbaum

Alexandra Weinbaum's book, 'Careful Old Letters: A Jewish Family's Story,' is an evocative tale of personal discovery and Holocaust history, based on a box of old letters sent from the Jewish ghettos of Europe during WWII.

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The Battle of ‘The Fountainhead’

The following is a chapter from my upcoming memoir ‘Prospero’s Daughter: A Life Beyond Convention.’ The Battle of ‘The Fountainhead’ Ocala National Forest, Florida, Spring 1960   We kids stood around outside, under the dry scratch and whisper of live oak leaves. In late morning, the sun was getting hot. …

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Interview: Lisa Jakub – Author of ‘You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up’

An interview with Lisa Jakub, author of "You Look Like that Girl: A Child Actor Finally Stops Pretending and Grows Up", moved on from Hollywood to Virginia, where she cultivated her interests in sociology, writing, and motivational speaking.

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Book Review: ‘The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone’ by Olivia Laing Examines Loneliness and Art

"The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone" is Olivia Laing's sometimes idiosyncratic critical analyses of artists and their work are wrapped in her own personal journey, a journey both physical and emotional.

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