CancerLand Bookshelf: L is for Lion: an Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir

Posted January 11th, 2013

L is for Lion is one big, beautifully written book, filled with colorful stories about many different things: Italian families, life in the Bronx, lesbianism and treatment for cancer.


CancerLand Bookshelf: The End of Your Life Book Club

Posted November 16th, 2012

Will Schwalbe’s memoir initially hooked me – a relationship with an aging parent focused on books they read and discuss together. That’s my story too! But this book is so much more.


The CancerLand Bookshelf: The Red Devil Revisited

Posted July 3rd, 2012

Kathy Rich’s book The Red Devil “spoke” to me when it first came out, and there are lots of good reasons why.


The CancerLand Bookshelf: A Letter to John Green

Posted March 19th, 2012

I’m a reader who loves fiction, but when it comes to OncoLink and the blogging I do, fiction is not typically what I review. I guess I should also mention that I’m a 14 year breast cancer survivor and cancer books are my specialty. But for The Fault in Our Stars, I felt compelled to make an exception.