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PEARS IN RED WINE

In memory of my dear friend, Mary, the magical “Claire” of my memoir who died Sunday, June 15, of a brain tumor, I am re-posting this chapter from my memoir, Tasting Home. Before I entered the women’s group at Penn, … Continue reading

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SHE WRITES/SHE READS: WOMEN AND THE NEW WORLD OF PUBLISHING

With Authors Judith Newton, Jessica Levine, and Rossandra White May 17 – 7:30 PM  • The Avid Reader • 617 Second Street • Davis, CA 95616  •  (530)  758-4040  May 17th at 7:30 p.m., the Avid Reader bookstore in Davis … Continue reading

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TASTING HOME–FINALIST IN FOREWORD’S BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

Traverse City, MI, March 13, 2014 — Today, Foreword Reviews, the only review magazine solely dedicated to discovering new indie books, announced the finalists for its 16th Annual Book of the Year Awards. Each year, Foreword shines a light on … Continue reading

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SHE WRITES PRESS HOLIDAY SALE

She Writes Press (SWP), is holding a seven-day holiday sale on 18 of their titles (featured above) starting today, Friday, November 29th.  This means that the e-book version of  Tasting Home (along with 17 of its SWP litter-mates) is available … Continue reading

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THE “NEW DOMESTICITY”

  While writing my food memoir, Tasting Home, I avoided reading anything analytical about women and food. (I had been a professor for most of my life and didn’t want to write an academic memoir.) Only after I finished the … Continue reading

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MY BOOK HAS A COVER

TASTING HOME: COMING OF AGE IN THE KITCHEN. She Writes Press, February 2013. The history of a woman’s emotional education,  a romantic tale of a marriage between a straight woman and a gay man, and an exploration of the ways in … Continue reading

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