In Gerald Kolpan’s Magic Words, he finely crafts fact with fiction as he tells the tale of a Jewish boy-interpreter, the world’s most estimable magician, a murderous harlot, and America’s greatest Indian Chief.
We’re deep into summer reading, and there’s nothing better than immersing ourselves in a great novel that takes us away to another place with characters we can relate to. Author Elin Hilderbrand is a pro at this, and in her novel Summerland, we’re brought back to Nantucket as she tackles something new by splitting her narrators between the parents and their teenage children to tell a story of heartbreak and forgiveness.
Originally penned 15 years ago, "The 30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know by the Time She’s 30" went viral as women began to forward it to one another on-line. Few people know it was written by Glamour magazine’s Pamela Redmond Satran, some even going so far as believing Maya Angelou or Hillary Clinton wrote it.