The blurbs on the back of Lorna Landvik's books trumpet the same descriptors: "funny," "warm," and "tender." Her characters tend to be women making the proverbial lemonade, gossiping, and looking after one another in places like beauty parlors and coffee shops. All of her books,... More >>>
By Diana Watters
In 1996, Lorna Landvik had a dream that she was Gorbachev's temp during a nuclear crisis. Not long after, she set off on a nine-month, cross-country disarmament march with her husband and baby.