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Voted The #1 "Dysfunctional-Family Literary Gem"
"The tale of Lola's instability alone would earn this book a prize spot among the ever-growing genre of crazy-mother memoirs. But this one also has a can-you-believe-it twist straight out of daytime TV...."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
"Dazzling. A darkly comedic style that recalls David Sedaris. It's Bachrach's ear and eye for language that makes her voice distinct and haunting."
NPR: The Bonnie Grice Show
Interview with "Three Short Women"
MORE MAGAZINE Interview: "When I went to hear Bachrach read to a large crowd in New York, she was constantly interrupted — as she wished to be — by the audience’s laughter." (168.2KB)
NEWSDAY Interview "Like many boomers, Nancy Bachrach was thrust overnight into becoming a caregiver for her parent...." (589.6KB)
NPR (WGVU) with Shelley Irwin (5.4MB)
WOMAN AROUND TOWN:
"Nancy Bachrach never thought her memoir, The Center of the Universe, would be published while her mother was alive. Under those circumstances, 'you say the unsay-able,' she said...."