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Memory, History And The Two Alices

08/10/2015 - 20:00

Last Monday, some 300 people shifted attention between the Upper West Side and the Caribbean island of St. Thomas, listening to tales of uncommon motherhood, as they heard from the authors of two highly praised new books.

Michael Datikash/JW

Writing Her Way To A New Life

Documenting the fraught journey from Jay to Joy Ladin.
07/16/2012 - 20:00
Jewish Week Book Critic

In an interview, Joy Ladin begins several responses, “When I started living as myself…” For the Stern College professor, poet and author, the boundary between then and now, between living a lie and leading an authentic life, is her transition from man to woman.

For Ladin, her transition from man to woman is an experience of rebirth.
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