Erika Rummel

About me

Erika Rummel is the author of a dozen non-fiction books (Renaissance history, biography) and two novels, PLAYING NAOMI (2009) and HEAD GAMES (2013). She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

From my website

#AMREADING: Patrick Modiano, The Black NotebookParis, 1960s. Jean, a young writer, falls in love with an enigmatic woman. Is Dannie her real name? Who are the menacing men she associates with? What is her connection with Morocco? Jean jots down his thoughts about her in a black notebook, but the…

#AMTHINKING: ON THE ROAD, ALL THE WAY TO THE WEST COAST.Louisville, KY, Water towerLouisville, KY Vote here if you think that the Louisville water tower is the world’s most glamorous pumping station.  What do you call this type of architecture: Belle epoque? Roman empire revival? Epic kitsch?Midland, TX The architecture…

#AMREADING IAIN REID’S I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS.This psychological thriller is all about relationships with others (or is it with the self?). The surprise ending will answer that question. Either way, Jake (the protagonist of the story, shall we say) is right:Forfeiting solitude or independence is a much greater sacrifice…

 
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