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 JULIAN BARNES, THE NOISE OF TIME.Shostakovich is reflecting on three crucial points in his life, or is that Julian Barnes reflecting on Shostakovich’ reflections? In any case, there is a lot of musing about the role of the artist under a dictatorship. The atmosphere is dense: He was on…

#AMREADING ALEKSANDAR HEMON, THE MAKING OF ZOMBIE WARS.A luckless screenwriter comes up with a new plot: The government is turning immigrants into zombies. The story arc is taking shape. Joshua saw the narrative landscape neatly laid down before him: all the endless possibilities, all the overhead and wide shots, all…

SELLING YOUR HOUSE THEN AND NOW. PART 2. Photographers and inspectorsTHEN. Once you listed with a realtor, he sent out a photographer to take a picture of your house. Or he said he did. I never saw anyone taking a photo, and the grainy black and white picture which appeared…

 
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