This story for FamilyFun magazine explores playful, interactive wall designs to DIY or buy. It’s another example of the many decor and DIY stories I wrote while on staff as home editor and senior editor from 2005 to 2015.
She started publishing novels at age 60. For that alone, you’d have to love her. But even better, the books are brilliant, thought-provoking, witty, and refreshingly, wonderfully brief.
Read The Blue Flower first (yes, it’s about an 18th-century German poet, but get past that — it’s funny, romantic, and beautiful), then work your way slowly through the rest of her nine slender novels.
The note above was written in response to a letter sent by a bookseller, offering old books on Cairo.
I just ordered a used copy of her collected letters. I’ll let you know what I think.