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Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
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Lorraine Zago Rosenthal was born and raised in New York City. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in education from the University of South Florida. She also earned a master’s degree in English, with a concentration in American and British literature, from Northern Kentucky University.  Her debut novel, OTHER WORDS FOR LOVE, was published by Random House (Delacorte Press) in 2011. Her second novel, NEW MONEY, was published by Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press (Thomas Dunne Books) in September 2013 and has been optioned by Sony TV. INDEPENDENTLY WEALTHY (the sequel to NEW MONEY) will be published in 2014. Follow Lorraine on Twitter @lorrainezr


Reviews

Sunday, April 21 2013

'Gangster Squad' Casts a Pretty Sheen Upon a Shallow Story

Despite a star-studded cast and a seductive setting, Gangster Squad fades in the noirish-glow of '40s-era Los Angeles.


Monday, August 27 2012

'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Second Season' Doesn't Disappoint

Boardwalk Empire: Season 2 wraps up its storylines in an astonishing way and leaves one with a craving for more.


Tuesday, July 31 2012

'The Kissing List' Wanders Through Early Adulthood

This is a compelling concept, but it would have benefited from a more meaningful examination of how it feels to be 20-something.


Wednesday, July 25 2012

'The Virgin Cure': A Gripping Exploration of a Troubled Era

Ami McKay’s The Virgin Cure, set in 1870s New York City, is an intriguing novel filled with emotion and vivid historical detail.


Wednesday, March 28 2012

'Nurse Jackie: Season Three' is More of the Same -- But That's a Good Thing

Although Nurse Jackie’s third season isn’t quite as strong as it has been in the past and would benefit from a deeper analysis of Jackie’s personality, its many good performances and its clever blend of comedy and drama make it worth watching.


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