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Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

I laughed. I cried. It was better than Cats. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress is one of the funniest and wisest books that I’ve read in a long, long time. Rhoda Janzen is simply hilariously funny. I have rarely laughed out loud as often during a book as I did with this one. At […]

The Geography of Love

I read Glenda Burgess’s exquisite memoir, The Geography of Love a couple of weeks ago, reading it voraciously in two sittings, unable to put the beautiful volume down.  Glenda makes me believe in soul mates. Given my own fixation with maps and geography, with all the tools that we use, concrete and ineffable, to guide […]