A Brand New Novel
Josephine Baker, the early-20th-century African-American dancer, comic, and singer–hugely famous in Paris. Did you know that she was also a spy for the French Resistance during WWII?
Dear Reader, If I had a dime for every time I’ve heard someone say, “I want to write, but I can’t find the time,” I’d be richer than J.K. Rowling, who, I’m pretty sure, has never made this complaint. Usually, I bite my tongue in response — but here’s what I’d really like to say. […]
The man I love is a composer of classical music. He is also a music professor and conductor, which makes his time for writing very precious. “I guess I’m selfish in that way,” he said recently, as calmly — and non-judgmentally — as if he were discussing his hair color. I caught my breath. Selfishness, […]