Melissa Fay Greene

Melissa Fay Greene
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Melissa Fay Greene is the author of No Biking in the House Without a Helmet, Praying for Sheetrock, The Temple Bombing, Last Man Out, and There Is No Me Without You. Two of her books have been finalists for the National Book Award, and New York University's journalism department named Praying for Sheetrock one of the top one hundred works of journalism in the twentieth century. She has written for The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The New York Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Good Housekeeping, Newsweek, Life, Reader's Digest, Redbook, and Salon, among others. She and her husband, Don Samuel, have nine children and live in Atlanta.


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Nine Kids, Three Continents, Two Parents, One Family

Atlanta journalist Melissa Fay Greene discusses how she came to write "No Biking in the House Without a Helmet," the poignant and hilarious story of how she and her husband, already the parents of four bio children, adopt five more children from Bulgaria and Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian kippot for your Jewish events!

Hand-crocheted kippot are being created by three women, three friends of mine, in Ethiopia. The yarmulkes are affordable, unique, and beautiful; and they allow these women to earn a living. It would be a mitzvah to add to your religious observance, celebration, simchah,...

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No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

Melissa Fay Greene
Sarah Crichton Books

When the two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene confided to friends that she and her husband planned to adopt a four-year-old boy from...


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