Monthly Archives: January 2012

My Grandfather’s Memoirs: Detroit, Michigan

On Monday night I was in Detroit, visiting my grandparents, who have lived in the area, on and off, since forever. These days are hard for my grandfather, who is sharp enough to know that he’s been sharper. He is … Continue reading

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Fantasy Island

This past April, while I was working in Kenya on a book project, my husband and I were looking forward to a vacation in the Lamu archipelago. The sudden death of his father sent me back to New York early, … Continue reading

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