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New Site and First-Pass Pages

This website has undergone a complete redesign for the first time since it launched in 2002, almost two decades ago. Eep! I adore this iteration so much that I’m hoping to blog more often, if only to spend more time looking at it. All thanks to Lorissa Shepstone and Gordon Clemmons, the brilliant Being Wicked team.  Late last week I . . .

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Monthly Mini-Library Giveaways

For anyone pondering ancestors and their significance for us, I wanted to mention the giveaways I’ve started doing on my newsletter every month, in thanks for Ancestor Trouble pre-orders. I’m giving away two or three books that, in one way or another, fed into or inspired mine. Last month’s mini-library was: Ancestors: The Story of China Told Through the Lives . . .

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Ancestor Trouble is Available for Pre-Order

Hello, old friends and readers! If you’ve been waiting to put down your hard-earned money for my first book, you’re in luck. Ancestor Trouble: A Reckoning and a Reconciliation (Random House, March 2022) can be pre-ordered from your local independent bookstore or your online bookshop of choice. The wonderful Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn is offering signed or personalized copies (be . . .

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