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Allegra Goodman

Author of The Cookbook Collector

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Allegra Goodman lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Publisher Provided) Allegra Goodman was born in Brooklyn New York in 1967, but grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1989 and a PhD in English literature from Stanford University in 1997. Her first story, Variant Text, was accepted by Commentary magazine in 1985. While at Harvard University, she continued to publish short stories in Commentary and her first book, a collection of stories, was published the day she graduated. She wrote her second book, The Family Markowitz, while at Stanford University. Her other works include Intuition, Kaaterskill Falls, Paradise Park, and The Other Side of the Island. She teaches a writing workshop in the graduate program in Creative Writing at Boston University. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Cookbook Collector… (more)
Rereadings (Contributor) 668 copies, 16 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2008 (Contributor) 552 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2011 (Contributor) 335 copies, 7 reviews
The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories (Contributor) 126 copies, 2 reviews
The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
Nice Jewish Girls: Growing Up in America (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
Child of Mine: Original Essays on Becoming a Mother (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
The Jewish Writer (Contributor) 50 copies
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Allegra Goodman and her husband have four children.
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