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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father

Named a New York Times Editors' Choice and one of the best books of 2013 by The San Francisco Chronicle, Goodreads, and others, Fairyland is now available in paperback.
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"I'm so glad you wrote this book."

— Terry Gross, Host of NPR's Fresh Air
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I will be teaching a series of memoir classes this summer at Grub Street in Boston, Massachusetts. 
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I will be launching the Fairyland paperback with a reading at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Mass. on July 21st at 7PM.