• The Forever Marriage

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    Readers Guide, courtesy of Overlook Press It’s April of 2007, the day Carmen’s husband, Jobe, dies. And she’s elated. Carmen never loved Jobe. Drawn as a young woman by his family’s wealth and his mother’s warmth, she married him simply because she didn’t know what else to do. The Forever Marriage shifts between Carmen’s life as a …

  • A Wild Ride Up The Cupboards

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    Rachel is a young mother with a handsome husband and a life she adores when suddenly her older son, Edward, withdraws from the world. By the age of four, he is mute and sleepless, stony and distant from everyone who loves him. But Rachel is determined to reach him by any means and bring him …

  • Damn Good Food

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    Damn Good Food is the cookbook, memoir, culinary tell-all you’ve always wished you had but never could find. It’s a book that celebrates food and lunacy, sex and life. It’s a great cookbook and a riveting read about a man you may love, loathe, or cry for, but who is absolutely guaranteed to keep you entertained. “I started …

  • Essays

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    An assortment of my essays about autism, marriage, sex, God and advertising, from the pages of Salon, Elle, The Sun, Brevity, the Washington Post and the New York Times.   My most recent: Growing Up Ugly (ELLE) The New Autism Reality (Salon) When I Sold Out To Advertising (Salon)   Others that I really like: The …