Two More Leads Cast in Series

I’m thrilled to share the news that Robin Weigert and Lior Ashkenazi have been cast to play my great-grandparents in Hulu’s limited series of We Were the Lucky Ones. I couldn’t imagine more talented actors to play these two crucial roles of Nechuma and Sol, and I’m truly moved by their enthusiasm over getting to know…
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And That’s a Wrap

This group!! It’s tough to put to words just how much the smiling faces in the photos below have come to mean to me over the course of our four months together. Our Writers Room first gathered as a whole in May. We weighed in from both coasts and we met every day, often for…
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Buzz Feed’s Life Changing Books

I’m thrilled and humbled to be included in BuzzFeed’s list of books that have changed readers’ lives – to find We Were the Lucky Ones among classic favorites by authors like Maya Angelou, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Viktor E. Frankl, Stephen Hawking, Aldous Huxley, Kazuo Ishiguro, Gabriel García Márquez, Art Spiegelman, J. R. R. Tolkien, Leo Tolstoy, Kurt Vonnegut, David…
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New York Times: My Review of We Germans

Honored to review We Germans for the NYTimes Book Review, in the 8/30/20 issue devoted to World War II at 75. This does feel like an opportune moment to seek out “perspectives starkly different from our own.”
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Virtual Book Talk

Like other authors, I sorely miss the chance to meet with readers in person, thanks to social distancing – a necessary element of the Coronavirus pandemic. But maybe a silver lining is the ability to reach new audiences virtually, regardless of location. This week I was delighted to be “in the room” with readers from…
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“Inspired Stories” Keynote

Honored to have been featured as keynote speaker at the Oklahoma Conference of Churches Annual Dinner, themed “Inspired Stories.”
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