Samantha Dunn reviews three memoirs dealing with relationships, abstinence, and religion.
Samantha Dunn works as a feature writer at the Orange County Register, and is the author of the novel Failing Paris and the memoirs Not By Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life and Faith in Carlos Gomez. Her essays are widely anthologized, including in the collection she co-edited, Women on the Edge: Writing from Los Angeles. She has written for O the Oprah Magazine, Ms., Glamour, and Salon, among many other national publications. She teaches in the UCLA Writers Program and at Idyllwild Arts Academy.
LES PLESKO It is with enormous sadness that I tell you that Les Plesko, one of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program’s most beloved, long-time fiction...