Books by Friends & Strangers
Top 10 reasons why writing book reviews ratchets up my anxiety: Two of my favorite credos are Mother Teresa's "judge less, love more" and my neighbor Tuto's "DBAA (don't be an a**hole)." Although I'm no saint like Mother Teresa and not as cool as my 70+ year old...
“Hollywood and Israel: A History”
Tony Shaw, coauthor of "Hollywood and Israel", is neither a friend or a stranger. He's a professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom who reached out to me in 2015. He explained he was writing a book about...
“Mercury Pictures Presents” – 1940s Hollywood
Take it from me - Anthony Marra is a kind, supremely smart, terrifically talented and earnest young man and writer. He possesses other qualities I admire - patience and graciousness. His patience and grace served him well when we were stuck together at the...
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