Journalist, librarian, and author of 8 natural and cultural history books now deep into past worlds in pursuit of good storytelling.
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If you live in the SF Bay Area, please come to a book-launch party celebrating my debut novel, Judging Noa: a Fight for Women’s Rights in the Turmoil of the Exodus. Based on a few biblical verses, Noa pursues inheritance rights to save her sisters and herself from bondage, putting…
Why Judging Noa, a biblical story? When a friend introduced me to Zelophechad’s daughters, who are mentioned briefly in the Bible, I was amazed to learn that nearly 3,500 years ago the daughters claimed their right to inherit. These biblical verses may be the oldest written example of women pursuing…