Women in Art & Literature


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…


In 1977 Alex Haley’s Roots premiered on television and it was an epic event watched by an unprecedented 85% of television households. Statistics show that my family along with 130 to 140 million Americans (more than half the U.S. population) watched at least part of the series. I had not…

The Girls

I was at a dinner party this week and as usual everyone wanted to talk “books” with me. I should not have been surprised but everyone was curious what I thought about the hot new book of the summer, The Girls by Emma Cline. I can’t remember the last time…