A Last Good-bye

By Sandra Hurtes From “The Ambivalent Memoirist“ Manhattan is now my home. But today I look over my shoulder at the Brooklyn that raised me….

Claire Messud to speak in DUMBO

The protagonist in esteemed writer Claire Messud’s latest novel, Nora Eldridge is a 37-year-old elementary school teacher who long ago abandoned her ambition to be an…