Gift suggestions for a Covid holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Channukah, and stay safe!
So I decided to be a plague doctor for Halloween this year. What or who exactly was a plague doctor?
Last month I gave you my top historical fiction recommendations of 2020; this month I'll focus on some of the non-fiction I've been reading. Many of them of course have an historical element to them. Many of them blew my mind. Suffice it to say, it's been a mind-blowing year. Now that the weather has … Continue reading My Non-Fiction Recommendations – Fall 2020
My topic historical fiction recommendations.
Read a review of the new novel Raphael: Painter in Rome and an interview with the author, Stephanie Storey
A roundup of nonfiction, fiction, and films featuring the artist Raphael.
Musings on Raphael 500 years after his death. Looking at his art can be the healing salve we all need right now.
Very exciting moment for me - I just finished the entire first (very rough) draft of my new novel!
Quarantining, a word with a rich and ancient history, is still relevant, and we would be wise to study the past to judiciously apply best practices and lessons to the present.
Historical fiction is a great way to learn about the past but with empathy, allowing the reader to enter into the interior lives of the characters, for them to feel alive. Thus here are my suggestions of books to read to learn about a crucial period of history, the Holocaust.