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Deborah Eisenberg

USA flag (b.1945)

Deborah Eisenberg is an American short-story writer, actor and teacher. Eisenberg grew up in suburban Chicago, Illinois, and moved to New York City in the late 1960s. Her longtime companion is actor-writer Wallace Shawn. She teaches at the University of Virginia.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Non fiction
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (2007) : Twilight of the Superheroes
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book winner (2011) : The Collected Stories Of Deborah Eisenberg

Deborah Eisenberg recommends
Rabbits for Food (2019)
Binnie Kirschenbaum
"Brilliant insight and gleaming prose light up this report from the darkest interior."

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