Listening to MODERN GIRLS

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

I read MODERN GIRLS two months ago, thanks to an early review copy I tore through in about 48 hours. The book is — as I said in my Amazon review — a rich, complicated, often heartwrenching tale of two women living in the Jewish immigrant community of New York’s lower East Side in 1935 whose unwanted pregnancies expose exactly how far they are from being “modern girls.” But what…


Deb Elise Kvells Over Deb Kim’s Book!!!

You know the phrase “you had me at ‘hello’”?  Kim Stagliano had me at “We’d ripped through our savings like toilet paper on your first night in Mexico.” How can you not want to hang with that? Reading Deb Kim’s All I Can Handle: I’m No Mother Teresa (A Life Raising Three Daughters With Autism) is like having a long conversation with your best friend from forever — the one…

Monday, November 1, 2010