Saturday brought back memories aplenty and created new ones that I’ll treasure. Returning to my corner of Philadelphia always does that for me, and being able to visit Philly and talk about a book that is very much about the city’s life is an author’s dream. To do so as a conversation with a journalist … Continue reading The Kindness of Book People
A Very Good Read: Watercolors by Barbara Ernst Prey
My painter friends and acquaintances see differently than I do. There is a lot more behind their eyes: deep and broad knowledge of visual art, as well as personal and cultural history. Looking at the same painting, we see differently. No corrective lens can compensate for what I lack in that regard, but being attuned … Continue reading A Very Good Read: Watercolors by Barbara Ernst Prey
Signing After the Reading
Very moving experience to meet readers from my mother's home. Thinking of her tonight.
Last Night’s Reading in Québec City
Wonderful night at Anglo Store in Québec City. Great audience. I was fortunate to share the night with two wonderful authors, Vincent Thibault and Joe Lonergan. Thanks to all the folks at Anglo Store!