Interview with George Estreich, Author of The Shape of the Eye

Tweet With the birth of his daughter Laura, who has Down Syndrome, George Estreich and his wife entered an unfamiliar world that brought them into contact with medical specialists, behavioral and nutritional advisors, and situations they had not encountered with … Continue reading

Book Review: Day of Honey by Annia Ciezadlo

Tweet When Annia Ciezadlo started dating a Lebanese man she met in New York, she had no idea how his culture and his family would influence her life. After all, most of Mohamad’s family lived elsewhere, in Lebanon, France and … Continue reading

Author Pesi Dinnerstein Reflects on Her Cluttered World

Tweet Yesterday, I featured a review of Pesi Dinnerstein’s book A Cluttered Life. Today, I’m featuring an essay she wrote about clutter and the need to create borders, something different from boundaries. Dinnerstein, also known as Paulette Plonchak, has also … Continue reading

Book Review: A Cluttered Life by Pesi Dinnerstein

Tweet On her 50th birthday Pesi Dinnerstein recognized the need to address the mountain of clutter that had built up in her life. It overflowed at her home and at her office, and she wasn’t sure where to start getting … Continue reading

Book Review: Growing Up Jewish in a Small Town in America: A Memoir by Elaine Fantle Shimberg

Tweet Here’s a guest book review by author Christina Hamlett ( Title: “Growing Up Jewish in Small Town America: A Memoir” Author: Elaine Fantle Shimberg Published in 2011, Abernathy House Publishing Among the numerous delights in Elaine Fantle Shimberg’s latest … Continue reading

Book Review: Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy by Carlos Eire

Tweet Carlos Eire was born during the 1950s into a fairly well off family in Havana on the island of Cuba. The son of a judge, Carlos and his brother learned to expect special privileges that came from being the … Continue reading

Book Review: Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher

Tweet Children’s author Ralph Fletcher seemed to live an ideal life for a child. The oldest of a large clan in the small town of Marshfield, Massachusetts, Fletcher had nearby woods to roam in, numerous bothers and neighbors to recruit … Continue reading

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