The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
Paperback: 270 pages
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics); Reprint edition (February 1, 2001)
Back-of-the-book blurb: Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks: What do you do when someone you love wants to change? It starts with [...]
Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is written by David Ebershoff, whose novel The 19th Wife has just been released in paperback. You can read my review of The 19th Wife, an interview with David, and a blurb about his reading at one of my local bookstores. He is an editor at [...]
You know how they say “you can’t go home again” ? Well, when it comes to the Harvard Book Store, “they” are wrong!
Today I’m going to share a little about one of my favorite bookstores. Now, usually I don’t say favorite in these Spotlight posts, I just want to highlight what makes each store special, [...]
Booking Through Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by deb. To join in, or to see other responses to this week’s question, visit the BTT site.
Happy New Year, everyone!
So … any Reading Resolutions? Say, specific books you plan to read? A plan to read more ____? Anything at all?
Name me at least ONE thing you’re [...]
David Ebershoff’s The Danish Girl is being made into a film, starring Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron. Kidman will play the role of artist Einar Wegener, “the world’s first post-op male transsexual,” and Theron will act as Gerda, Wegener’s artist wife. Aside from her starring role, Kidman is one of the producers for the film. The [...]
I’m happy to see Friday rolling around this week! That nasty conjunctivitis/virus that has been working its way through my house the past two weeks finally hit me Four family members down, two to go … although I’m hoping my husband and LW12 will be spared! I wasn’t able to get out for [...]
I’d like to welcome David Ebershoff and his novel The 19th Wife to today’s stop on his TLC Book Tour.
Faith … is a mystery, elusive to many, and never easy to explain.
— Ann Eliza Young, as channeled by David Ebershoff in The 19th Wife
About a month ago I posted about attending a reading of [...]
It’s been a fairly quiet week for adding books to my bookshelves and my wish list — I have several in my “to be read” stack, so I’ve been trying really hard to “just say NO.” It’s not as easy as Nancy Reagan said it would be …
On Tuesday I went to the Harvard Bookstore with [...]