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Natalie Singer’s California Calling: A Self-Interrogation included in 5 summer beach read books by the Orange County Register

06 Jun 2018|

California Calling: A Self Interrogation by Natalie Singer

Singer’s memoir begins with a Joan Didion quote reminding us that “The prize was California” and a memorable first line, “My affair with California begins long before we meet.” This is as much a California story as it is Singer’s, and it’s as much a poem or song — exquisite snippets of language and metaphor — as it is a memoir about Singer’s life as a young woman, an immigrant, a daughter, and a reporter. There’s something about Singer’s voice that is uniquely California — a lyrical and optimistic reckoning of identity.

To see the entire list go to the Orange County Register.