Books by Laney Katz Becker

DEAR STRANGER, DEAREST FRIEND by Laney Katz Becker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A cutely packaged idea, and informative—it's almost as much handbook as novel—but the two principals are tied to a script that, for all its good intentions and somber subject, never really lets things come alive."
Newcomer Becker may have hoped to bring out the hankies, but this info-novel about breast cancer and close friendship—from the "scare and cheer" template that produces many a women's magazine article—is too formulaic to trigger the tears. Read full book review >