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From chemist to author: Talmud scholar creates Jewish historical fiction Arts & Entertainment
From chemist to author: Talmud scholar creates Jewish historical fiction
There is little in her background — her upbringing in a secular socialist household and her 30 years working as a clinical chemist — that would make her career destination predictable. And as her expertise in the Talmud grew, another aspect about her writing was different: Anton did not take her research to the arena of non-fiction, but used it as fuel to launch enthralling historical fiction.
Oct. 16 11:08 a.m. |
The Big Questions: Author Wendy McClure on orphan trains, Laura Ingalls Wilder and ‘un-remembering’ Arts & Entertainment
The Big Questions: Author Wendy McClure on orphan trains, Laura Ingalls Wilder and ‘un-remembering’
Author Wendy McClure’s writing is expansive — not only because her books cover vast geographic areas and topics, but also because she writes for both children and adults with depth and understanding. Best known for her memoir “The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie” and her “Wanderville” series, McClure also writes a pop culture column for Bust magazine and edits The Boxcar Children books for Albert Whitman and Co.
Oct. 16 6:12 a.m. |


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