"Luke Ford reports all of the 'juicy' quotes, and has been doing it for years." (Marc B. Shapiro)
"This guy knows all the gossip, the ins and outs, the lashon hara of the Orthodox world. He’s an [expert] in... all the inner workings of the Orthodox world." (Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff)
"This generation's Hillel." (Nathan Cofnas)
Category Archives: Diana Spechler
Unless the person has some extraordinary qualities or proximities to me, I don’t like to look at fat people. If I see the person in shul or at work or in a writer’s group or at yoga and I get … Continue reading
On April 21, I interviewed by phone novelist Diana Spechler about her new book Skinny. In 2008, I interviewed Diana in Brentwood about her debut – Who By Fire. Luke: “Give me an overview.” Diana: “In early 2006, I decided … Continue reading
I just interviewed novelist Diana Spechler about her new book on a fat farm and I’m just dying to stuff my face with wholewheat matza, cream cheese and chocolate spread while watching Winds of War on Netflix and sipping milk.
Here are excerpts of novelist Diana Spechler’s recent blog posts: The book club was held around a long wooden table in the library of the retirement home. The members (all women) trickled in, dressed to the nines in khaki pants … Continue reading