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How’s the Book Doing? How’s the Boy Doing?

This week marks the first anniversary of Following Ezra’s publication. One of the questions people have been asking a lot lately is, “How’s the book doing?” They inquire in the way you might ask, “How’s your grandmother doing?” or, say, “How’s your wife?”—as if the book has a life of its own, heading out on [...]

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Portland, Minus the Otters

I wish I’d had Ezra with me on Thursday. While he and the rest of my family were in Los Angeles, I traveled to Portland, my hometown, to spread the word about Following Ezra. I started the day with an appearance on “AM Northwest,” the morning show on the local ABC affiliate, KATU. As I [...]

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Boxes, Books, and Koalas

As usual, Ezra rose at dawn today to announce with excitement the arrival of a new month: “It’s September first! It’s the first day of September!” Turns out  there’s even more to celebrate in our house than a new page on the calendar. This afternoon the UPS man arrived with our first shipment of FOLLOWING [...]

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