Five over Fifty

Here are five authors who started writing or publishing after age fifty, or who continued their writing careers later into their lives. It's not too late - ever! Frank McCourt - Angela's Ashes was published when he was 67 years old. It won a Pulitzer Prize. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_McCourtAnnie Proulx - Author of Brokeback Mountain and The … Continue reading Five over Fifty

BECOMING EVE: MY JOURNEY FROM ULTRA-ORTHODOX RABBI TO TRANSGENDER WOMAN BY ABBY CHAVA STEIN

Published in November 2019 by SealPress. On October 1, 1991 a baby was born who, twelve days later, would be named Yisroel Avrom Ben Menachem Mendel. Yisroel, who was raised as an ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jew and is a rabbi, is now Abby Chava Stein, a woman. I always take memoir with a grain of salt; … Continue reading BECOMING EVE: MY JOURNEY FROM ULTRA-ORTHODOX RABBI TO TRANSGENDER WOMAN BY ABBY CHAVA STEIN

The Genevieve Driscoll Reading List

Cover page for my grandmother's reading list My grandmother, Genevieve O'Connor Driscoll, was a reader's reader. As the end of her life drew closer, working around significant vision loss due to macular degeneration, she read with laser focus for as long as she could. Genevieve was an eclectic reader, enthusiastic discusser of books - both … Continue reading The Genevieve Driscoll Reading List