Sheila Kohler’s novels include The Bay of Foxes, Dreaming for Freud, Becoming Jane Eyre, and Open Secrets She is also the author of three short-story collections and a memoir, Once We Were Sisters.. She teaches creative writing at Princeton and Columbia universities.
All it took was that first bite for her to realize that she had indeed been hungry, not just for food, but for pleasure, for life.
by Sheila Kohler | Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Reading Cervantes during the pandemic
by Sheila Kohler | Monday, August 03, 2020
Recalling a past of sound and silence, and secrets that could never be told
by Sheila Kohler | Tuesday, June 02, 2020
The stones, shimmering and precious, connect a writer to her generous, enigmatic mother
by Sheila Kohler | Monday, June 04, 2018
A mother’s devastating secret, and its many reverberations, present and past
by Sheila Kohler | Monday, June 06, 2016
A South African family of privilege kept its secrets
by Sheila Kohler | Monday, September 08, 2014
by Sheila Kohler | Monday, May 23, 2016
The sinister truths of our souls