A. Fie upon this quiet life. I want work!
A. Queen Elizabeth I.
A. That I don’t have a metabolism appropriate to my appetite.
A. “Greensleeves,” “American Pie,” “The Shoop Shoop Song,” “Save the Best for Last,” “Short Skirt Long Jacket”
A. Dr. Doom.
A Conversation with Michelle Cameron, Author of The Fruit of Her Hands
1. Authors often remark that they put a little bit of themselves into their characters. How strongly do you identify with each of your main characters? How are you different?
The idea of writing Meir’s story was somewhat daunting at first. How could I, a 21st-century woman, possibly hope to identify with and create this brilliant 13th-century Talmudic scholar? I felt I needed to find someone...