Ayelet Waldman: Bad Mom, Good Writer

Ayelet Waldman talks about the courage to write about the Holocaust, how she could survive the death of her child, but not that of her husband, and why she never dated classmate Barack Obama.

Many were disappointed that the American author Michael Chabon did not attend the International Writers Festival last week in Jerusalem. But his wife, writer Ayelet Waldman, did attend, and anyone who met her was definitely not disappointed.