Sown in Tears by Beverly Magid – In this story, Leah survives a pogrom with her two young children. As she rebuilds her life as a widow, she finds herself tangled up with the local Russian commander as well as the growing Communist/worker movement. I was very taken with Leah’s story and found the book […]
Spotlight On Beverly Magid – Part II
You’ve self-published both of your novels, what advice can you give authors considering going this route? If you’re as impatient as I am regarding agents and traditional publishing, self-publishing is a great venue and no longer stigmatized by either the reading public or the publishing industry. Case in point: Fifty Shades of Gray (which started […]interview
Editor at American Jewish Librarian raves about Sown in Tears
This gripping book opens with a scene of a raid on Jewish village in Czarist Russia as local peasants unleash a torrent of violence against its occupants. The reader is thrust int the cruel world inhabited by Leah Peretz, the main protagonist, as she and her husband, Morris, struggle to protect their young children from […]review
Who Me, Interviewing John Lennon?
I’m always amazed at the people who start out in life knowing what they want to do and where they’re going. Sometimes I’ve envied their focused passion while I was still all over the place, going from one career to another. But lately I’ve been reflecting on the unexpected paths I’ve taken and begun to […]