Elaine Margolin is a book critic whose work was appeared in many venues, including Washington Post, Jerusalem Post, Denver Post, and San Francisco Chronicle, as well as many literary journals. She lives in Hewlett, New York.BOOKMARK
Melancholy Recollections: On Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s “Family Papers”
Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s “Family Papers” is a rigorously researched chronicle of a Sephardic clan.
The Trauma of Pretending: On Adam P. Frankel’s “The Survivors”
A former Obama speechwriter struggles with the trauma of his mother’s mental illness.