My new memoir White Walls is a tale of hoarding and healing, home and the Holocaust, and many other things that begin with H. Read on >

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I tell stories – about art, culture, religion, romance, ricotta, my twisted past, my fantasy future, and the zany characters that roam through my brain.

My tales have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vogue, Cosmo, the ForwardSalon and many other publications, and on stage and screen.

  • June 14, 2016 |

    Should we make our kids clean their rooms? Is there really a benefit to living in neat spaces? I did research for this essay in New York Times Sunday Review.

  • June 3, 2016 |

    A review in The Reporter.

  • May 9, 2016 |

    Happy Mother’s Day… Here’s my new essay on how being a mother made me a better daughter in Salon.