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When I was writing Unrest, I tried to convey that through all walks of life, no matter who you are, where you are, you'll confront bullying. Whether it's the rich "friend" at school, the less fortunate classmate that may be envious, or a person who is prejudiced or big...

I am in the middle of watching Septembers of Shiraz on Comcast, based on a book I loved tremendously, also about the Iranian Revolution, like my novel Unrest. They have Adrien Brody playing an Iranian man (and sharing that same strong profile) and Salma Hayek playing h...

Our neighbor, Bettina Lesieur, an accomplished artist in town, painted our view for us (the photographs in my previous posts). Isn't she talented?  When I was young I attempted to paint, bought a box of acrylics and oils, but succeeded only in making a mess. I had an e...

I've always had a passion for poppies ever since living in California and witnessing fields of crimson as far as the eye could see on trips outside of Sacramento; of course, the poppy is California's state flower. Who would be surprised that my favorite impressionist a...

I just opened my mailed copy of Unrest from Amazon and lo and behold there was a golden retriever puppy inside! Was this my promised give-away?  But where was the book? And who cares?!

In all honesty, I saw this photograph of the "Amazon Puppy" on a Twitter feed so...

Sandra Heath's review 

May 29, 2016  ·  

it was amazing

Read on May 27, 2016

I loved this memoir by Ashley Dartnell: "Farangi Girl, a memoir of my mother, parties with princes and growing up in Iran." I am always reading books about Iran because I lived there as...

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