Bridging the Long Island Library Community
Join LILRC to hear author and journalist Wayne Hoffman speak on his recent memoir, The End of Her: Racing Against Alzheimers to Solve A Murder (Heliotrope Books, 2022).
The End of Her, Hoffman’s nonfiction debut, is a true crime memoir about his efforts to uncover the facts about his great-grandmother’s murder, while watching his own mother’s decline from dementia. One reviewer called the book “a murder mystery wrapped like a delicious knish around a familial love story,” while a historian praised it as “meticulously researched and skillfully written.” Publishers Weekly gave it a starred review, calling it “riveting” and “a unique addition to the cold case subgenre, and a powerful mix of true crime and family memoir.”
About Wayne Hoffman:
Wayne Hoffman has published three novels: Hard and its sequel An Older Man are both published by Bear Bones Books, while the Stonewall Book Award-winning Sweet Like Sugar is published by Kensington Books. He is also a contributor to several anthologies. By day, Wayne is a journalist: His cultural reporting has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Village Voice, The Nation, The Forward, Billboard and The Advocate. He is executive editor of Tablet Magazine.
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