The amazing Andrew Solomon said wonderful things about MEMORY’S LAST BREATH. In a previous post, I wrote about him and his books, if you want to check it out. Thanks so much, @Andre_Solomon Photo: Annie Leibovitz, from Solomon’s website My publisher, Hachette, made the nice-looking quote cards like the one in this post’s main picture to promote […]
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This morning Paul Whitlatch, my editor at Hachette Books, sent me this photo of my book’s poster in the Hachette booth at the BookExpo America (BEA): Michelle Aielli, Associate Publisher (sitting) and Joanna Pinsker, Publicity Director (standing). Peter and I are continuously astonished and grateful at the enormous work Hachette Books is doing to make my book known […]
Exalted Bedfellows!–MEMORY’S LAST BREATH joins Sherman Alexie’s and David Sedaris’s new books in Kirkus Reviews“10 Buzzworthy Books from Memoirists and Essayists.”
Main image created by Peter from Sedaris’s, Alexie’s, and Saunders’s cover images on the Hachette Books website. I’m so honored that MEMORY’S LAST BREATH made it onto a list that includes David Sedaris with THEFT BY FINDING: DIARIES (1977-2002) and Sherman Alexie with YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME: A MEMOIR . By coincidence, I heard David Sedaris being interviewed about […]
June 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm (Thursday): Gerda reads from MEMORY’S LAST BREATH, Art Access, 230 South 500 West #125, SLC, UT. Free and open to the public.
June 29, 2017 (Thursday): Gerda reads from MEMORY’S LAST BREATH, Art Access, 230 South 500 West #125, SLC, UT. Details to follow.
What a day, what a film crew, what a woman! Credit for main photo, and above: Today Show producer, Robert Powell. Yes, yesterday Maria Shriver came to visit the Sugarhood Neighborhood (as our not-so-upscale part of Sugarhouse near State Street is fondly called). There she was across from me in our back garden: the Peabody- and […]
What does the solar system on my ceiling have to do with Maria Shriver’s Brain Power series on the TODAY SHOW?
“It occurs to me that there is a considerable parallel between what happens in outer space and in the inner space of human life on earth.” (Source of main image: “Solar System of the Mind,” Saroja Srinivasin.) Last week Peter and I had an astonishingly fabulous surprise—Maria Shriver wants to interview me, Peter, and our […]