Recent Travel

So, since I have the coolest job in the world, I get to go lots of amazing places to sign books and meet readers and research stuff. Which is awesome. Seriously, for a travel junkie like me, it doesn’t really get much better than that.

What I wanted to do on this page is give you just a taste of where I’ve been going and how those trips play into future work. Not everything I see or do ends up making it into a book, of course, but a lot of it does. Here’s a little of what I did this summer:

San Francisco Signing (SFINE)

The signing in San Francisco was really, really fun. It’s one of my favorite cities and I met some great readers, hung out with some friends I don’t get to see very often, and drank wine. Because it’s SF. Of course you drink wine.

Tel Aviv

The heart of the modern state of Israel. I’d been to Tel Aviv before, but not spent much time there. This time, I went with friends much more familiar with the city (and some who spoke Hebrew!) so it was a totally different experience. So much fun. Amazing energy in Tel Aviv.


It’s hard to get a handle on Jerusalem. So much history. So many traditions and people and life and faith. A thoroughly historical city that nevertheless feels incredibly modern, too. One of my favorite places in the world. Go. If you get a chance, just go. It’s like no where else on earth.

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  1. Israel is an amazing country! I lived there April-October 1977, and that experience has added color and texture to all that has followed. I love Israel: people, food, history, desert, beaches, ancient cities and modern ones, and most important, civility and kindness shown to a traveler.

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