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Kim Chernin

Kim Chernin, PhD, has won acclaim for her numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including A Different Kind of Listening, My Life as a Boy, The Obsession, In My Mother's House (nominated for Chronicle Critics Award and chosen as Alice Walker's Favorite Book of the Year in the New York Times , 1983), The Flame Bearers ( New York Times Notable Book, 1986), and the national best seller The Hungry Self . She lives in Point Reyes, California, with her life-companion, Renate Stendhal, and...See more