A young American is proclaimed king of a little Balkan Kingdom, and a pretty Parisian art student is the power behind the throne. "Adventures and stirring situations follow closely upon one another's heels all through."
Having lived in both Romania and the U.S., Maria Elena Sandovici soon discovered that life in a foreign country isn't necessarily easier or better than where you grew up. Her book, Dogs With Bagels revolves a lot around this theme. Today we chat with her about homesickness, using flawed characters and the meaning behind the title of the book.