Charlotte Mayerson

Two Blocks Apart.

Description of new work

This book juxtaposes the lives of a Puerto Rican and a middle class white boy in the same community on the Upper West Side of New York. Marshall McLuhan wrote:"A blazing icon of hope. By living out the world experience two blocks apart these boys are creating the answers and the bridge to a new world."

Selected Works

Poems
The Death Cycle Machine
The poems are stark, without sentimentality or pathos, alive with anger, sorrow, terror and pity.
Non-Fiction
Goin’ to the Chapel
Vividly explores young women’s dreams and expectations of marriage and compares them to their later married lives.
Non-fiction
Two Blocks Apart.
The very different lives of two New York boys.
Fiction
Home Fires
This funny and moving tale of friendship between a black woman and a white woman of the 1950s and 60s has a lot to say about who we are now and how we got from there to here.
An Easy Life
A novel of an unlikely love affair.
Biography
Shadow and Light.
The life and career of the painter, Maurice Sterne

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