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Building Our Selves: Out of Our Houses

April 25, 2016



We build houses and in many ways, they build us. Author/Editor Grant Jarrett asked 19 writers to use “Google Earth” to zoom in on a childhood home and let the image take them back – back to the memories, the meals, the fights, the growth, the losses. Binnie and Duo spend a little time and memory delving into the variety of perspectives Jarrett elicited:


This Brand New Collection “The House That Made Me”  is an extraordinary compilation of brief essays from world famous and lesser-know writers: their insights are often tragic, funny and scary: seldom predictable or comforting: like so many of us, our homes are “complicated” by the lives held within them

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