Month: June 2016

The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood

The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood – By Ellen Fag Weist ….  As a narrator, Freeman’s voice is direct and distanced, recounting the encompassing collective of her family and LDS neighbors, while examining the repressed sexuality of a patriarchal culture. She describes her younger …

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Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28

Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28 TUESDAY 6.28Judith Freeman: The Latter DaysMemoir may be a common literary form, and around these parts, it may seem that there’s a new memoir every day or so about growing up in—and often alienation from—the LDS Church. But there’s a uniquely contemplative quality to Judith …

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The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.

The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.   The Chicago Tribune called this a “must-read memoir” as chose it as one of the “30 books you should read this summer“. “The Latter Days by Judith Freeman (June 7, Pantheon, 336 pages, $27.95): Judith Freeman has …

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THE SECRET LIFE OF MORMONS: AS TOLD BY PRODIGAL DAUGHTER, NOVELIST JUDITH FREEMAN

THE SECRET LIFE OF MORMONS: AS TOLD BY PRODIGAL DAUGHTER, NOVELIST JUDITH FREEMAN From Religion Dispatches – USC Annenberg – by Joanna Brooks / June 1, 1016 “Who do you think you are—to want to be a writer?” These are the words that haunt the young Mormon girl who is the protagonist of Judith Freeman’s …

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