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Lori's Latest Blogs

Jan.18.2012 - 10:32 am
If I were a camel, I would have surely buckled under that slender straw, which took the form of a nail file. Searching my bedside table drawer for the six-inch metal instrument,...
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Nov.30.2011 - 11:36 am
What are the best and worst holiday gifts for people with cancer? I just wrote a short piece about that on my Huffington Post/Redroom blog, and was reminded, once again, that when...
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Nov.21.2011 - 7:45 am
NPR's Bob Edwards, author of "A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio
When I learned that my book was accepted into the National Press Club Book Fair, I was ecstatic. And when I saw who would exhibit alongside me in DC on November 15, I felt like a...
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Oct.25.2011 - 6:38 pm
My dad used to say, "You should never say 'should'." He was a joker, that guy. He also was averse to judging people, and although he wasn't one to quote the Bible, I remember him...
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Comments from Lori

Nov.21.2011 - 3:40 pm
In response to: Does cancer love or hate you?
James, I am so sorry - I just saw your comment! Not sure whether you should or shouldn't - it can be upsetting,...
Feb.22.2008 - 11:19 am
In response to: Rainer Maria Rilke: Myths, Masks, & the Literature of a Life
I love Rilke and look forward to reading your new novel. Please add me to your mailing list for readings, etc. Thanks...

Published Reviews

Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know
Jun.01.2005
Published by Bay Area BusinessWoman News
I read Hope's book, Help Me Live, as though I had a loving sister on my shoulder, murmuring in my ear that what I have to offer is enough: Just slow down, listen and be kind. Hope...