As we all know our very own Left Coast Writer Chana Wilson has recently put out an amazing new book, Riding Fury Home. Of course it has received many glowing reviews, and we’d like to share some with all of you. Click the titles of the publication for the full review: “As a work of socially relevant art, this memoir is above reproach. As a historical document, it is both lamentation of a shameful past and evidence of how far we’ve come.” -Elizabeth Kenndedy, SF Chronicle “It quickly becomes clear from the beginning pages of this memoir that although Chana Wilson is a first-time author, she is a masterful storyteller. This book is almost impossible to put down…” -Rachel Pepper, The Bay Area Reporter There are also great reviews in The Advocate, SF Weekly, and Seattle’s The Stanger, among others. You can also read more about Chana’s book on her website, Facebook page, or buy a copy on Amazon or at a bookstore near you!
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Riding Fury Home: A Memoir with Chana Wilson Saturday, April 14 , 2012 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera || 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com We’re delighted to host the debut of Chana Wilson‘s new memoir, Riding Fury Home: A Memoir. Riding Fury Home is Chana’s new book about her tenuous relationship with her mother. Chana’s mom was sent to a mental institution when Chana was a young girl and treated for her lesbianism, which they attempted to “cure.” Her dramatic new memoir traces her life from her youth to the women’s movement in 1970s and beyond. Riding Fury Home received a starred review from Publishers Weekly: “From the horrors of her childhood in 1950s New Jersey to the liberating discovering of her sexual identity decades later, psychotherapist Wilson’s memoir is as heartbreaking as it is uplifting. During