Erika Rummel has taught history at University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria. The author of more than a dozen books of non-fiction, she has written extensively on social history. She is also the author of two novels, Playing Naomi and Head Games. She was awarded the Random House Creative Writing Award, 2011, for an excerpt of The Effects of Isolation on the Brain.
"From the chill of postwar Berlin to Ontario's icy north, all is
not as it seems in Erika Rummel's fast-moving novel, where the
dance of reality and role-play tease and intrigue the reader. It's
a book where sex, mayhem, and family secrets combine to make the
pages turn almost by themselves.""
--Carole Giangrande, author of Midsummer and Here Comes the Dreamer"Take a few minutes from your busy day and find a quiet place to read Erika Rummel's The Effects of Isolation on the Brain. You won't regret it.""
--Lee Gowan, author of The Last Cowboy