Books & Breakfast with Dani Shapiro

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

This past year the Annenberg Space for Photography had a powerful exhibit entitled REFUGEE. According to the Annenberg, the show explored the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world. The images were compelling and the five photographers works combined to tell a…

Washington’s Farewell

WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL THE FOUNDING FATHER’S WARNING TO FUTURE GENERATIONS BY JOHN AVLON Washington’s Farewell Address written to “ Friends and Fellow Citizens” in 1796 was an open letter to the American people which has been more widely read than the Declaration of Independence. While it is mostly forgotten it has…


The Michael Chabon I knew and loved is back! Moonglow is a tour de force: a brilliant reflection on the universal experience of how the oral tradition of family storytelling regardless of truth, photographs or outright invention shapes us. Chabon’s brilliantly layered narrative shines a spotlight on how stories filtered…