Sara Paretsky’s memoir, Writing in an Age of Silence, newly out in paperback has just been reviewed in the Guardian:
A surprising series of essays by novelist Sara Paretsky. She links her personal life with public politics in the Bush interregnum, when these polemics were written, the connection being enforced silence and how she learned to speak, and write, for herself. Paretsky’s grim, self-reliant childhood in Kansas prefaced her introduction to a wider world doing volunteer work in Chicago in the summer of 1966, as the social and racial tensions of that city spumed.
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