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Dani Shapiro was born on April 10,1962 in New Jersey. She attended Sarah Lawrence College where she studied under Grace Paley. She began writing fo rthe screen and adapted Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince" for HBO. She has also been a professor of creative writing at Wesleyan University and an instructor at Columbia University. She has since written five novels and 3 memoirs. Her novels include: Playing with Fire, Fugitive Blue, Picturing the Wreck, Family History and Black and White. Her memoirs are Hourglass, Slow Motion, Devotion, and Inheritance. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Family History 415 copies, 14 reviews
Devotion: A Memoir 241 copies, 12 reviews
Black & White (Author) 234 copies, 8 reviews
Slow Motion: A True Story 194 copies, 1 review
Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage 175 copies, 8 reviews
Fugitive Blue 23 copies
Signal Fires: A novel 12 copies, 1 review
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Contributor) 185 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 62: What Young Men Do (Contributor) 136 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Erotica 2001 (Contributor) 85 copies
Full Frontal Fiction: The Best of Nerve.com (Contributor) 69 copies, 1 review
The Jewish Writer (Contributor) 47 copies
This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home (Contributor) 33 copies, 1 review
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