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Donna Minkowitz
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Donna Minkowitz's new memoir is Growing Up Golem: How I Survived My Mother, Brooklyn, and Some Really Bad Dates. Her first memoir, Ferocious Romance won a Lambda Literary Award. A former feature writer and columnist for the Village Voice, she has also written for The New York Times Book Review, Salon, The Nation, New York magazine, Ms. and Newsday. For more information, visit

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Imaginary Memoirs

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2013 | 2:16 PM

Why would anyone want to put fantastical creatures and sea monsters who edit for the Village Voice into their ahem, truthful memoir?

When James Frey was revealed to have inserted some er, lies into his addiction memoir A Million Little Pieces, all hell broke loose....

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Religiously Queer

(23) Comments | Posted June 29, 2013 | 10:00 AM

The LGBT community, women, and others burning for social change have been flocking to radically transformed versions of Christianity, Judaism and even Buddhism for decades. The first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish academy, Joy Ladin, teaches at Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women, while at Union Theological Seminary,...

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