Diana Bletter’s writing appears in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Huffington Post, tabletmag.com, and other publications. She is the First Prize winner of Family Circle Magazine’s 2011 Fiction Contest, and her novel, The Witches’ Secret, was a semi-finalist in Amazon’s 2009 Breakout Novel Award. Her stories have appeared in The North American Review, The Reading Room and Watchword. Her first book, The Invisible Thread: A Portrait of Jewish American Women, with photographs by Lori Grinker, was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award. Her memoir, The Mom Who Took Off On her Motorcycle, has just been published. "A spellbinding read," wrote Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, author of The Assault on Truth and Why Elephants Weep.
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The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle
by Diana Bletter
When New York Times writer Diana Bletter sets off on a motorcycle journey from New York to Alaska, she has no idea what she's in for. After all, she only has six motorcycle lessons under her belt. How will she fight off her fears, winds, rains,grizzly bears, bison and...helmet hair?
In this spellbinding tale, Bletter shares humor and passion of her and her husband's ride that changes them forever.
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