Literary historical fiction has always been favorite reading for Barbara Stark-Nemon, whose debut novel, Even in Darkness, is set in Germany, the US and Israel and spans the entire 20th century. As a writer and author, Barbara is fascinated with the process of bringing family stories to the page,in fiction and nonfiction.Her recent interest has been WWI and WWII and alternative Holocaust narratives. Barbara writes about the joys and challenges of incorporating real people and events in fiction while honoring truth, protecting privacy and creating legacy. When not writing, Barbara can be found cycling, running, swimming, gardening, creating fiber art,and enjoying her family in Ann Arbor, and Northport, Michigan.
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Join me at the Jewish Cultural Society Book Club Sunday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ann Arbor JCC- 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.!
Finishing a manuscript for a new book feels a little like the scene in the movie Ghost when the psychic Oda Mae Brown must exorcise the spirit that has inhabited her to do his bidding. Whoopi Goldberg, who brilliantly portrays Oda Mae, enacts the expulsion with intense physicality, afterward expressing…