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Dani Shapiro


Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the author of the memoirs HOURGLASS, STILL WRITING, DEVOTION and SLOW MOTION, along with five novels, including BLACK & WHITE and FAMILY HISTORY. Also an essayist and a journalist, Shapiro’s short fiction, essays and journalistic pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of the New York Times, and many other publications. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, the New School, and Wesleyan University; she is cofounder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives with her family in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Dani Shapiro

Books by Dani Shapiro

by Dani Shapiro - Memoir, Nonfiction

From the acclaimed memoirist, novelist and host of the hit podcast "Family Secrets" comes a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity and love.

by Dani Shapiro - Fiction

An eloquent look at the strange shapes love takes when stretched to the breaking point, Black & White positions its unforgettable characters at the collision point of motherhood and artistic talent, and poses the questions: what can we ask our children to endure? And what can we demand of our parents?