Read & Watch

A blog about the in-between—the small (and not-so-small) moments in business and marketing, culture, politics, food, travel, and more. Zwischenraum takes its name from a German word that translates to “the space between things,” an artsy-sounding concept that to me speaks volumes about everyday life.

November 16, 2017

Book Review: The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner

  “I am my mother’s fourth child and my father’s thirty-ninth.”   Over the past couple of decades, memoirs have gone in flashier, more attention-grabbing directions. But few have the quiet impact of this opening, from Ruth Wariner’s 2016 contemplative memoir The Sound of Gravel. While uneven, Wariner’s book is a worthy entry into an…