Two Women’s Stories Of Family and Identity

Genealogy research through affordable DNA testing has been a popular topic in nonfiction lately, as it is in the news in general, I suppose. I made genetics-related nonfiction the subject of a Nonfiction November Expert Week post two years ago. Two recent memoirs by women look at different aspects of heritage and identity, taking their... Continue Reading →

A Family Broken Apart by War and a Stylistic Trek Across Europe

Book review: Maybe Esther, by Katja Petrowskaja (Amazon / Book Depository) The train station was recently built in the middle of this city, and despite the peace the station was inhospitable, as though it embodied all the losses that no train couldĀ outrun, one of the most inhospitable places in our Europe, united as it is... Continue Reading →

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