Support your local library!

One of the things I’ve learned from moving around a great deal is that the best way to meet new people is to get involved with a group. I’ve volunteered for the alumni associations for both my university and my sorority, and immediately signed up to volunteer at my son’s Read more…

elle readers’ prize: july 2014

I had a pleasant surprise this spring when I was contacted to join a fiction panel for Elle magazine’s readers’ panel; I had only done non-fiction reviews up to this point. The books that we read were quite varied, covering stories about early 20th-century anthropologists in Africa, a musician touring Read more…