Other Work


Select publications:

“My Grandmother Huffy, Legendary Hollywood Story Whisperer”: an essay on Lit Hub

“Five Best”: A column on books that blur the line between memoir and novel, The Wall Street Journal

“The Menorah as Symbol and Myth,” a review of a joint exhibition about the history, evolution, and fate of the menorah at the Vatican Museums and the Jewish Museum of Rome, the first-ever collaboration between the two institutions, Tablet

“A Holocaust Story from the White Pages,” a piece about the ghostly lives of foreign Jews in Italy during the war years, Tablet

“Finding Your Audiobook Voice,” an essay about recording the audiobook version of The Mighty Franks, The Atlantic

“Favorite Place: Genoa,” The New York Times

“Finding Ourselves in the Venetian Ghetto,” Boston Review

“The Mystery of the Missing Jewish Books of Rome,” Tablet

“In Morocco Exploring Remnants of Jewish History,” The New York Times

“Plath and Hughes: Good Times, Bad Times, and All the Rest of It,” The New York Times

“Hidden Beauty in Northern Italy,” Travel & Leisure