I’m currently preparing myself for a couple of talks which are bringing me back to the text of my book. Re-reading the Author’s Note, I’m struck by this line: Unfortunately, when you read this, I have no doubt we will still be facing a “firehose of falsehood” from various directions. May we have the strength…

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Here’s the first essay I wrote for Women Writers, Women’s Books, an online literary magazine by and about contemporary women writers from around the world. In this essay I speak about the process of writing Summons to Berlin. I am currently working on a piece about my feelings as a writer post publication, a companion…

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    Here are some reader reviews for Summons to Berlin. The most recent review is from a High School friend. All reviews are wonderful to read, but the ones from people who have known me over the years, or during specific times of my life, really impact me. These words from John filled my…

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Jewish Book Council’s Review

The Jewish Book Council reviewed Summons to Berlin. The full review can be read here: https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/book/summons-to-berlin-nazi-theft-and-a-daughters-quest-for-justice

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Book Launch at the Leo Baeck Institute

At the book launch for Summons to Berlin, Joanne speaks about the book’s contemporary relevance with LBI Executive Director Emeritus William H. Weitzer. The full talk can be viewed here: https://www.lbi.org/events/summons-to-berlin-nazi-theft-and-a-daughters-quest-for-justice/

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