“Faced with unspeakable loss, some may act out or give up. Saunders chose to write….[Her} writings evolved into this deeply emotional and humbling memoir. In poignant journal entries, she captures the intrusion of dementia into everyday life. While she explores the fragile nature of memory and researches neuroscience, it is her personal experience, presented in […]
Have you heard the one about Doña Quixote walking into Third Place Books in Forest Park, Seattle? So Peter and I meet Third Place’s managing partner Robert Sindelar, and the first thing he tells us after the introductions is that he just spoke to Betsy Burton, founder and co-owner of The King’s English in Salt Lake […]
Last week, Hachette’s Publicity & Marketing Manager, superwoman Hallie Patterson, arranged meet-and-greets for us on Thursday 13th April with three Seattle bookstores: Elliot Bay Book Company, Third Place Book in Lake Forest Park, and Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge Island. We came home on Monday, still overwhelmed by the hospitality of each of these remarkable establishments. […]
TODAY @ 7 pm (Thursday): Launch of Gerda’s memoir, MEMORY’S LAST BREATH, The King’s English, 1511 South 1500 East, SLC, UT. Free and open to the public.
June 22, 2017 @ 7 pm (Thursday): Launch of Gerda’s memoir, MEMORY’S LAST BREATH, The King’s English, 1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City
Kirkus Reviews said nice things about MEMORY’S LAST BREATH. Doña Quixote asks: “What is Kirkus Reviews?”
Saunders’ “eloquent, often lyrical book…is remarkable not only for its fiercely honest, sometimes-poetic portrayal of mental decline, but also for the way the author effectively celebrates ‘the magisterial of a mind, the grant of an interval to sound the ordinances of a world without being.’ A courageous, richly textured, and unsparing memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews How […]
Honor Moore is a playwright, memoirist, editor, and poet. She has written two memoirs, The White Blackbird: A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter and The Bishop’s Daughter. In The Bishop’s Daughter, Moore writes about her life as the daughter of Paul Moor, an episcopal priest who, at the end of his […]