Memoir reveals gay writer’s struggle with homelessness, rape
‘A Place Called Home: A Memoir’ By David Ambroz c. 2022, Legacy Lit/Hachette $30/384 pages For David Ambroz, 42, author of the stunning new memoir “A Place Called Home,” one of his childhood recollections is of himself and his siblings walking with Mary, their mother, on a freezing Christmas morning in New York City. Today, […]
Novelist Ian McEwan: Writing is “a way of being”
“A secret, I think, can be fatal,” said acclaimed novelist Ian McEwan. “She died with her secret intact.” That secret McEwan is talking about was a personal one held by his mother: “She would give birth to a baby boy, and she gave that child away. The moment she gave that child away, I think […]
I spent years writing about women at work. Then I had a baby — and an existential crisis.
Click here to view original web page at I spent years writing about women at work. Then I had a baby — and an existential crisis. Writing about the challenges of working parenthood didn’t fully prepare the author for the transition. The author is not pictured. I’m a careers-and-leadership reporter and I often write about […]