Daily Voice Coverage of Finding Yia Yia: A Greek Tragedy

I am thrilled that New Rochelle Daily Voice lists my upcoming talk and class on their website. The event, scheduled for Feb. 10th at 3:30 PM is free. At it, I will discuss my forthcoming work, “Finding Yia Yia: A Greek Tragedy,” in which I share the story of my attempts to untangle my family‚Äôs secrets and… Continue reading Daily Voice Coverage of Finding Yia Yia: A Greek Tragedy

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Feb 10th Reading: At Home on the Sound

In 1935, 30 year old Greek immigrant and mother of two young children, Mary Derecas was brutally stabbed to death in her New York City apartment.  More than 75 years later, Mary’s granddaughter Angela Derecas Taylor of New Rochelle set out to learn about the grandmother she never knew; locate the unmarked grave in a… Continue reading Feb 10th Reading: At Home on the Sound