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.

  • March 6, 2018 |

    Talking about failure, on The Other F Word Podcast.

  • February 20, 2018 |

    No Sleep Till Surgery: Was my daughter’s insomnia psychological or medical? A new essay dedicated to all parents who’ve been driven to madness by kids who don’t sleep.

  • February 8, 2018 |

    HUMONGOUS NEWS: I am so honored to be writing a new book about Jewish women who fought in the resistance against the Nazis, to be published by William Morrow/HarperCollins in 2020. Plus, the book was optioned by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners!