Category Archives: Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate

OLIVER SACKS

Oliver Sacks, M.D. died yesterday, Sunday August 30, 2015. I have written here:  March 16, 2015 about Dr. Sacks’ resolve when he learned he was terminally ill but I was still shocked at his passing. I wondered if he expected to … Continue reading

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IN THE BEGINNING

Earlier this week, The Atlantic carried an interview with Stephen King in which he declared that he spends months and even years writing the beginning sentences of his novels. In this blog and elsewhere I have written about the power of … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER LIFE

  Life After Life is a spectacular novel by Kate Atkinson I am reading for the Goodwin Bookies discussion this week. I am not going to review the book here; I want to think about it for a while. The … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder: Some Descriptions

I didn’t know what Bipolar Disorder was until 1996, when a friend was diagnosed. Looking back, though, I knew several bipolar people during college, at work, and among my larger group of acquaintances. I doubt I was alone in my … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder: Resources & Reading

Robin Williams’ suicide has brought an outpouring of sorrow and affection for the man and also an abundance of articles–some accurate, some not—about Bipolar Disorder (BPD). A reliable source for information and resources for BPD and other mental disorders is … Continue reading

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TABER BOOK TALK TONIGHT

Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate and the writing process will be the subject of tonight’s Taber Library Author Talk. Please join us. 6:30 pm Elizabeth Taber Library 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

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Elizabeth Taber Author Talk by Alexis Rankin Popik

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 I will be talking about my novel, Where I get my ideas, and the writing process At 6:30 pm Elizabeth Taber Library 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA 02738 If you live in or near Marion, … Continue reading

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June 28 – Osterville’s Local Author Palooza!

      On Saturday, June 28 from 1-4 pm, I will be joining 25+ local authors under the big tent at the Osterville Village Library. This event is hosted by local indie bookstore, BOOKS BY THE SEA, as part … Continue reading

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San Francisco Book Review features Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate

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