clippings / BOOK REVIEWS


The Art of the Affair: Nobel Prize Winner, Annie Ernaux’s, ‘Getting Lost’

by Debra Spark
Frenchly • October 2022

Thinking It Through: Emmanuel Carrère’s New Book, Yoga

by Debra Spark
Frenchly • September 2022

Mommy Dearest: A Review of Violaine Huisman’s The Book of Mother

by Debra Spark
Frenchly • July 2022


by Debra Spark
Yale Alumni Magazine • July/August 2022

The Fourth Child

by Jessica Winter
Yale Alumni Magazine • July/August 2021

Fake Accounts

by Lauren Oyler
Yale Alumni Magazine • May/June 2021

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library

by Sue Halpern
Yale Alumni Quarterly • July 2018

The Burning Girl

by Claire Messud
Yale Alumni Quarterly • November 2017

Pages for her

by Sylvia Brownrigg
Yale Alumni Quarterly • September 2017

The Night Ocean

by Paul La Farge
Yale Alumni Quarterly • July 2017

Red Hook Road

by Ayelet Waldman
San Francisco Chronicle • July 2010

The Invisible Bridge

by Julie Orringer
San Francisco Chronicle • May 9, 2010

Asta in the Wings

by Jan Elizabeth Watson
Down East • January 2010

The Piano Teacher

by Janice Y.K. Lee
San Francisco Chronicle • January 25, 2009

The World to Come

by Dara Horn
San Francisco Chronicle • January 22, 2006

Reconfiguring Pain

Women’s Review of Books • 2006

The Testing of Luther Albright

by MacKenzie Bezos
San Francisco Chronicle • August 7, 2005

Heir to the Glimmering World

by Cynthia Ozick
Ms. • 2004

Horse Heaven

by Jane Smiley
San Francisco Chronicle • April 9, 2000