REVIEW: People Love Dead Jews, Dara Horn

Horn has finally put into words why the glut of books like “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” make me feel so icky.

REVIEW: Out of Office, Anne Helen Petersen & Charlie Warzel

REVIEW So, working from home, huh? Love it or hate it, it’s part of our lives now. Maybe you have a great at-home office setup, or maybe you’re still at the kitchen table. But it’s obvious that COVID-19 is changing the way we work, potentially forever. Anne Helen Petersen, author of the excellent pop-academic workContinue reading “REVIEW: Out of Office, Anne Helen Petersen & Charlie Warzel”

HAPPY PUB DAY! The Annual Migration of Clouds, Premee Mohamed

This is a stunning new cli-fi novella exploring the aftereffects of climate change and mother-daughter relationships.

REVIEW: Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America, Kate Washington

“Long Covid” may mean we’ll have a far larger population in need of long-term care–and who’s going to do it?

BOOK REVIEW: Never Saw Me Coming, Vera Kurian

Never Saw Me Coming is a book that does what it says on the tin. Well, maybe. Despite the title, it seems I mostly saw this book coming miles and miles away.

REVIEW: I Named by Dog Pushkin, Margarita Gokun Silver

It seemed like an appropriate time to read Margarita Gokun Silver’s I Named My Dog Pushkin, a collection of essays exploring her experience coming to the US from the Soviet Union with her family, fleeing the country’s imminent collapse and the negative effects Gorbachev’s perestroika and glasnost policies had on her Soviet Jewish family.