Reviewed by Martha Patterson In this shining and hard-to-put down memoir, journalist Deirdre Bair writes of interviews she conducted with playwright Samuel Beckett (WAITING FOR GODOT) and feminist Simone de Beauvoir (THE SECOND SEX) in Paris during the 1970s and ‘80s, while completing biographies of both. Bair had never authored a biography before, but Beckett,… Continue reading Parisian Lives, by Deirdre Bair, Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Summary via Amazon At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, and with… Continue reading Maid by Stephanie Land
We asked on Twitter for blogs and books to read and had a wonderful response. All of these authors have worked hard to publish articles, short stories, and books. We're happy for all of them and their success. Want to know what all the buzz is about? Then you'll want to check out these blogs… Continue reading Blogs and Books You’ll Want to Put on Your Reading List!
About My Mother is written by Peggy Rowe, mother of TV's Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe. This is Peggy's first publication but you may have read her previously as she contributes to Mike's Facebook page. In this fun and upbeat memoir, Peggy describes what life was like growing up with a one-of-a-kind mother. Peggy's mom, Thelma… Continue reading About My Mother by Peggy Rowe