A Family History of Fear  will be  released in Spring 2016 by Knopf.  It is a dramatic and complex story about the fate of the author's Polish and Jewish ancestors. Here she combines her experience in biographical writing with personal non-fiction.

Vera Gran. The Accused. The extraordinary, controversial story of Vera Gran, beautiful, exotic prewar Polish singing star; legendary sensual contralto; Dietrich-like in tone, favorite of the 1930s Warsaw nightclubs, celebrated long before, and during, her year in the Warsaw ghetto (spring 1941-summer 1942)...  her piano accompanist: Wladyslaw Szpilman, made famous by Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning film, The Pianist, based on Szpilman's memoir of the same name..  more

Published by KNOPF Publishers,
New York