The heart of this journey, which not only takes us across oceans, but also back to a time when youth truly encapsulated innocence, makes the words in this book reverberate with emotion, leaving one to think, feel, and wonder what's next.
Turns out, Mr. Trebincevic is a physical therapist practicing in New York and Sue was his patient. The two discussed her writing profession, which includes teaching on college and post-graduate levels. Before concluding one of her therapy sessions, Kenan gave Susan physical exercises to practice. Susan counteracted with a homework assignment: write three pages of your most humiliating secret. Kenan's confessional morphed into a personal essay that was picked up by New York Times Magazine and later developed into The Bosnia List.
Saturday, April 12th, at The Astoria Bookshop in Queens, The PEN International Festival on April 29 and May 3, and on June 7th at the New York Public Library.