She is the author of a novel, enchantment, and a collection of essays, Dreaming of Hitler.
This is true magic—the enchantment of love, memory, obsession, and the flawed attempts of human beings to understand themselves.
But as the years go on, you learn about the oily machinery that manufactures all that enchantment.
late 13c., from Old French encantement, from enchanter "bewitch, charm," from Latin incantare, literally "enchant, cast a (magic) spell upon," from in- "upon, into" (see in- (2)) + cantare "to sing" (see chant (v.)). Figurative sense of "alluring" is from 1670s. Cf. Old English galdor "song," also "spell, enchantment," from galan "to sing," source of the second element in nightingale.