Category Archives: Book Recommendations

The Woman on the Mantel: #Artifacts&Memory

Carved in clay but never fired, she raises more questions than her presence might answer. I know the artist, the name scratched into the base: Betti jo–my mother. I know the studio where the woman came into being: 4101 York … Continue reading

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#AmReading Patty Dann’s THE BUTTERFLY HOURS:
transforming memories into memoir

I found THE BUTTERFLY HOURS by chance. I had stopped in at the bookstore one Saturday afternoon for an author event. First thing’s first: I bought the author’s book (KRAZY by Michael Tisserand) and a new pack of stationary. Then, I … Continue reading

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Q&A (& Giveaway): Amy Kurzweil, author of Flying Couch

“I ask myself, Was I born from a stone? Do I still speak Jewish? Does Jewish still exist? I try to say the words to myself. Maybe somebody should hear me. I try to picture a face. My mother’s face. … Continue reading

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