An Unsuitable Princess
Media Coverage and Reviews
Oct. 8, 2014: "An Unsuitable Princess" receives an honorable mention on Heeb Magazine's Best Books of 5774 list.
Sept. 25, 2014: The Rumpus interviews Jane Rosenberg LaForge and describes how her fantasy-memoir "plays with form in this brilliant, mad-scientist sort of way."
Aug. 4, 2014: At Necessary Fiction, Diane Josefowicz delivers a rave: "By refusing to subordinate one of her two parallel stories to the other, LaForge takes on a far riskier and more difficult narrative task, one that she pulls off with style and wit."
July 26, 2014: At Guild of Dreams, A.M. Justice writes: "the Kindle and full-color editions include stunning artwork by Mary Ann Strandel that complements the narrative... The fantasy portion is a lovely story, quiet, sad, and uplifting; the memoir is insightful, often funny, and wise, like the author."
July 21, 2014: At Essay Daily, read this conversation between Cris Mazza and Jane Rosenberg LaForge. Mazza is the author of 17 books, including the new memoir "Something Wrong With Her," and "How to Leave a Country," which won the PEN/Nelson Algren Award. She is a professor in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
May 20, 2014: Reader's Digest calls "An Unsuitable Princess" by Jane Rosenberg LaForge "one of the most inventive books in recent years."
May 16, 2014: From a review at Medievalists.net: "What her entwined narratives take us through is a certain ordained tragedy: a gift of awareness, a burden of conscience. The book is a cri de coeur written by an ex (would be) valley girl."
May 15, 2014: "If you're a fan of memoirs and open to something that is conceptually different, this is one that I urge you to check out," The Book Fetish blog says of "An Unsuitable Princess."
April 15, 2014: A review of "An Unsuitable Princess" on Literary Inklings calls the book "a beautiful, one of a kind experience."
March 24, 2014: 5MinutesforBooks.com featured this positive review of "An Unsuitable Princess," but watch out for the spoiler at the end.
March 7, 2014: Q&A With Writer Jane Rosenberg LaForge. [W3 Sidecar, interview by Marissa Bell Toffoli of Words With Writers].