JR Scrafford, a senior review editor for the Independent, has been a book advocate and book lover her entire life. While working for the Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Jennifer volunteered at the National Book Festival every year possible. She has since retired from the LOC (temporarily) to raise her two children, but she continues to read and stock her bookshelves every day. Jennifer graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo with a dual degree in English and political science and graduated with a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law. Check out her professional profile on LinkedIn: http://lnkd.in/d9UtRwV.
11 entries by JR Scrafford
By David Bianculli
Meet the creative geniuses behind the most popular shows of our time.
By Ensaf Haidar with Andrea C. Hoffmann
A harrowing account of the price of freedom in Saudi Arabia.
By Theresa Rebeck
This rom-com tale is elevated by its clear eye and sharp wit
By Jackie Copleton
The burden of guilt hangs heavily in this tale of a Japanese woman struggling to rebuild her life post-Nagasaki.
By Ann Beattie
A master of the genre once again shows how it’s done.
By Liz Prato
Raw, relatable characters make this collection of tales a winner.
By Susan O'Brien
A new mystery series introduces a likable P.I. in the making, along with a mess of trouble.
By Joyce Carol Oates
The prolific master storyteller doesn’t disappoint with her latest dazzling collection.
By Colleen McCullough
Four sisters, with little but each other, fight to overcome limited opportunities in the face of the Great Depression.
By Tom Rob Smith
A man with his own secrets is drawn into a mystery too close to home.