books

I have contributed essays to a number of anthologies. My graphic novel, based on my blog, is being redraw. I am also working on my memoir called 39: How I Almost Lost Everything -- and Found it Again -- Before the Big Four-Zero.

The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

The Modern Jewish Girls Guide to Guilt (Dutton, 2005) hit The Los Angeles Times best-seller list and won a National Jewish Book Award. My essay, "True Confessions of a J-Date Addict," was written at the beginning of the internet dating phenomenon and spawned my graphic novel.

How to Spell Chanukah and Other Holiday Dilemmas

How to Spell Chanukah and Other Holiday Dilemmas

With essays by Adam Langer, Tova Mirvis, Steve Almond, Josh Braff and yours truly, this book is a great stocking-stuffer -- um, I mean, Hannukah, I mean Chanukah gift. It also got me on NPR

Graphic Novel

Graphic Novel

My singles column in a Los Angeles weekly soon morphed into an illustrated weekly dating column and a blogabout online dating.

Now the book, "Love in the Modern World," is a graphic novel based on my dating experiences about trying in the modern world -- with Twitter and Facebook and FourSquare and Texting and IMming and Emailing -- how to find love. Read the book outline here.

Memoir

I grew up religious. In my late twenties I left my religious observance. In my thirties I realized I hadn't. What's a girl to do? Find out soon.