Synopses & Reviews
Bone-cutting zipperwit essays from a sardonic, determined Gen-X'er with Lupus. Kathy Shaidle writes on being sick, on being catholic, and on being a pop-culture junky in the '90s. Her writing has been called "cerebral, seductive and funny." It is "Filled T.S. Eliot-like with literary, religious and political allusions."
Award-winning writer's essays on living with lupus, being Catholic, falling in love and more.
About the Author
Kathy Shaidle has been publishing poetry, fiction, essays and reviews since 1984. Her work has appeared in Seventeen, The London Free Press, America, The Catholic New Times and Anthologies. She is currently a columnist for the Sunday Toronto Star's "Body and Soul" section. She has won five awards including Best National columnist and Most Outstanding Writer. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythamatosis (SLE) in 1991.