Neshama Franklin is an omnivorous reader who needs to keep track of all she reads and then shares the best of the bunch. She's worked at the Fairfax library for a quarter century plus, has a radio show where she reads what she loves, including reviews, and hosts Marin Poets Live!
This installment: the Gilded Age on the East Coast (f); nastiness at an English college (f); surrealistic “real life” stories (f); three floors, three stories—all fraught (f); more O’Nan (f);... read more →
This installment: inside palliative medicine (nf); WWII from the perspective of German girls (f); iconic comics (DVD); startling, brutal short stories (f); an old yearbook stirs up a scandal (f);... read more →
This installment: interracial dating woes in Britain (f); British pop scene, more dating woes (f); finding sobriety in Sweden helping immigrants (f); charming CD about the challenges of perimenopause (f);... read more →
This installment: a witty take on “enlightenment” (CD); murder in the Outback (f); an African-American painter with secrets (f); a musical, amorous historical novel (f); the art world in disarray... read more →