An intimate memoir from a founding editor of Ms. magazine who grew up in a Jewish immigrant family mired in secrets, haunted by their dread of shame and stigma, determined to hide their every imperfection—and in denial or despair when they couldn’t.
“A frank and often amusing tabulation of well-kept family secrets...
Ancient Egypt is a powerful and prosperous land filled with proud, modern, and pious people. Their Pharaoh is a descendent of the gods; touched by immortality and incapable of doing wrong. His people love, worship, and fear him as they do the god Ra who appears to them daily as the sun and whose departure they serenade at dusk every evening.
"An unforgettable story of female strength, hope and friendship. This collaborative work is magnificent--a true revelation " --Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star
A love-letter to the unexpected delights (and occasional despair) of so-called “first-hand food”—meals we grow, forage, fish, or even hunt from the world around us. To Boldly Grow is “part memoir, part how-to guide and wholly delightful” (Washington Post).
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022
Journalist Rina Raphael looks at the explosion of the wellness industry: how it stems from legitimate complaints, how seductive marketing targets hopeful consumers–and why women are opening up their wallets like never before.
Wellness promises women the one thing they desperately desire: control.
Published: Joyce G. Schwartz, M.D. - August 21st, 2021
Intrigue, adventure, and mishap are just a sampling of what readers can expect from The Curious Spell of Madam Genova. Beginning with a set of beautifully constructed pocket watches, the reader follows their travel through history and the fantastic cast of characters who come into contact with them.
When Lily and Alex entered a packed gymnasium in Queens, New York in 1972, they barely recognized their son. The boy who escaped to America with them, who was bullied as he struggled to learn English and cope with family tragedy, was now a young man who had discovered and secretly honed his basketball talent on the outdoor courts of New York City.