Debra Ginsberg

London-born American author of three memoirs and four novels. Two of her memoirs, including Raising Blaze: A Mother and Son's Long, Strange Journey into Autism, were based on stories written for the Reader.

Articles by Debra Ginsberg

What's in a Lunchbox?

A mom resists fruit chews.

It was Marissa who was the star of the group. Marissa had brought a packaged lunch direct from the supermarket shelves. The little container sported sections for small taco chips, taco sauce, and shredded cheese.

A Mom Fights for Her Son

Drugs and the extraordinary child.

There were several IV lines and a fetal monitor that amplified the baby's heartbeat to a level that was impossible to ignore.

Rules of Engagement

"I will get that ring back."

He was on top of me, wrestling me to the ground, pulling at my fingers in an effort to tear the ring — that symbol of his love for me — right off my finger.

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