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: an incredible take on migration (nf); an exploration of schizophrenia (nf); Donoghue’s latest (f); Just Mercy’s Ray Hinton—his own story (nf-CD); Semple’s book as a movie (DVD); and... read more →
This installment: a psychological thriller (f); Le Guin’s last essays (nf); a contemporary ghost story (f); Irish domestic confusion (f); a spoof of the human potential movement (f); and a... read more →
This installment: a thriller—was Melanie really the notorious Coke Mom? (f); up close with grizzly bears (nf); Mark Morris’s autobiography (nf); an amazing children’s illustrator’s bio (nf); Martin Cruz Smith’s... read more →
This installment: ghosts in coastal Maine (f); one brilliantly wacky short story (f); dysfunction in Iceland (f); a tasty memoir---Belarus to Brooklyn (nf); a thriller with a child abduction revealed... read more →