I'm not sure what I like better -- new characters or catching up on my old 'friends'.
Because I constantly have my nose in a book, people often ask me what I’m reading. The answer is never easy because usually I have five books going at one time: commercial fiction, literary fiction, interesting non-fiction, self-help non-fiction, something on the writer’s craft. And, of course, at night I read fiction for the dirty mind!
This book list will constantly change, so keep checking in. If you have a book you think I just have to read, there is a contact form at the bottom of the page.
People are complaining about this book -- to the point of threatening the author -- because she dared to write about a Hispanic's difficulties with immigration. It's FICTION. If authors can't write outside their own life experiences, then I guess I can only write female WASP fiction! How boring that would be. This is not […]
I've read Gladwell's Blink and Outliers and The Tipping Point. He manages to make intimidating subjects accessible. So I'm giving Talking To Strangers a shot. I am listening to it and I love how he uses the real voices throughout. For example, when speaking of a speech by Clinton, he plays a clip. I'll let […]
In April 2012 I had a mental breakdown. The real thing. I have about 36 hours that I don’t remember....