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Archive for March 2015

One moderator + three writers =

= snoozefest, right? We sit behind a table and take turns addressing the audience. The moderator introduces. The writers pontificate. Another panel on “[Jewish] Women of the Book” is forgotten almost before it’s over. Not this time. Thanks to Bari Weiss, Associate Books Editor at the Wall Street Journal, the questions were not all softballs.…

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History at Eye Level

Reviewers tend to describe my novels as “character driven.” I not entirely sure what that means but I’ve been repeating it for years. It suggests, I suppose, that my fiction is longer on dialogue than plot or physical description. Given the title, cover image and first-person narrator of my new novel, it would be fair…

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