In a blog post last year, I made a big deal of Maria Shriver’s visit to our house to interview me. And it was a big deal, an experience Peter and I were so honored to have. Here is the interview on The Today Show. So this week’s bump? I belong to an organization that promotes […]
Featured image: Atomic and Uranic Melancholic Idyll, Salvador Dalí (1945). Last week Monday, July 2, 2018, a giant saucer-shaped UFO, large enough to eclipse the waning gibbous moon over the Salt Lake Valley, entered Earth orbit and deployed a saucer-shaped “destroyer” module that settled over Wilmington Flats, obscuring even the little paradise of Hidden Hollow. As […]
Tomorrow, Saturday Sept 23 at 11am PST/2 pm EST Nancy Solari of the “Living Full Out” radio show will be interviewing me
TO LISTEN TO NANCY’S INTERVIEW WITH ME TOMORROW AT 11am PST/2pm EST, CLICK on the Spreaker widget on the “Living Full Out” radio show website Last week I spoke on the phone to an amazing woman: Nancy Solari. Nancy is a passionate, and successful example of how you can live the life you want with […]
Some of my friends tell me I’m famous for having written Memory’s Last Breath. Well, I like to think that I am. But not quite in the way those friends might imagine. While I am ecstatically grateful for the great reception that my book has received upon publication, in the enormous world of US publishing a […]
About a month ago, I received an e-mail from Meirav Arielly, editorial secretary at “TheMarker” (http://www.themarker.com), “Israel’s leading business media organization,” asking for photos and permission to capture stills from the film series that RadioWest is making about my family and me to accompany a forthcoming “article about you and your important book: Memory’s Last […]
Tomorrow morning, Sunday Aug 6: Listen to Gerda being interviewed about MEMORY’S LAST BREATH by Susan Bonner for CBC’s The Sunday Edition
This past Thursday, I was so honored to be interviewed by Canadian radio and television journalist Susan Bonner, who is currently the lead anchor of CBC Radio One‘s The World at Six. The program for which Susan interviewed me, though, is CBC’s Sunday morning program, The Sunday Edition. Susan has been a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reporter for close to […]
Photo, l to r: Gerda in her home for a RadioWest filming/interview, with Elaine Clark (producer), Josh Weathers (videographer), Doug Fabrizio (director) We’ve been following Gerda over the last year with a series of short films documenting her journey, and Monday, Doug sits down to talk to her about her book. It’s called Memory’s Last […]
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 […]