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 […]
Listen to Gerda being interviewed about MEMORY’S LAST BREATH by Susan Bonner for CBC’s The Sunday Edition
Listen to the program online. 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 […]
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.
“Could I be faking dementia?” Excerpt from MEMORY’S LAST BREATH: FIELD NOTES ON MY DEMENTIA that I read at CityArt
Last Wednesday evening, I read from the second chapter of MEMORY’S LAST BREATH, in which I reflect on the genesis of my book that grew from journal entries to an essay to more essays to chapters. About three essays in, the discrepancy between my daily memory failures and my apparently retained writing ability generated the […]