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SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
"Dazzling. A darkly comedic style that recalls David Sedaris or Joan Rivers. It's Bachrach's ear and eye for language that makes her voice distinct and haunting."
"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...."
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...."