“Who’s That Indie Author? Lillian McCloy”Book Club Mom. A book blogger and career librarian’s Q&A with Lillian McCloy 

13 Book Recommendations to Read During Quarantine: Books to Read While Staying At Home” – Online Daily 24

 “Motherhood and the CIA: One Woman’s Incredible Memoir.”Bookstr
Excerpt: “The McCloy family had to adapt to everyday life – but in the strangest of circumstances. As Lillian depicts the delicate balance between normalcy and the extraordinary, her humor and wit shine throughout, bringing such a wild story down to earth with a deeply-embedded sense of human nature.” 

“Living and Surviving ‘Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant'”BOOMER Magazine
Excerpt: ” . . .  while the tale reveals the complexity and challenges of a spy family’s lifestyle, McCloy tells it with generous doses of humor and candor. Indeed, throughout the memoir, McCloy shares a multitude of odd, eye-opening and incredible tales with inimitable wit and fortitude.” 

 “Under deep cover in the CIA during the Cold War.”  – Berkeleyside. Book review written by Mal Warwick, a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the Northern California Book Reviewers and chair of the board of directors of the Bay Area Book Festival.
Excerpt: “It’s charming, often troubling, and sometimes hilarious and is altogether a fascinating read.” 

“Woman Fulfills Mom’s Wish by Getting Her Book Published for Her 90th Birthday”Your Daily Dish
Excerpt: “‘I thought it would be a worthy challenge, but more importantly, a valuable gift to my mother and a way to finally share our family’s story publicly,’ McCloy told Your Daily Dish.” 

Claremont-Elmwood Social magazine features a two-page article about Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant. The April, 2020 issue was sent to homeowners in Berkeley and Oakland.

Book Review: Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant.Story Circle
Excerpt: “McCloy is a brilliant storyteller, sharing honest emotions without becoming sentimental. Her husband’s new assignments required learning to live in new and diverse cultures and often created palpable tension. Sometimes I had to remind myself this is not a novel, it’s Lillian’s life. Wow!” 

Book Review: Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant Expat Focus 
Excerpt: “Lillian McCloy is a talented writer . . . her story is absolutely fascinating . . . a particularly exciting read . . . definitely recommended!” 

California Legislature Certificate of RecognitionAuthor Lillian McCloy received this California Legislature Certificate of Recognition at the conclusion of a book event and reading of Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant.

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“Rad Women, Deep Cover, and a Filipino Folktale,” Alameda Magazine
Excerpt: “McCloy uses her humor, wit, and resolve deftly to keep a healthy perspective on just what she has gotten herself into.”

“The 80s, Espionage, & Editing”Story Geometry podcast. Host Ben Hess talks to Lillian McCloy (author) and Johanna McCloy (editor/daughter) about Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant

“30 Spectacular Books By Women For Women”  – Fupping