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Emily Gould

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Emily Gould was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. She went to Kenyon College for two years, then completed her B.A. at Eugene Lang College (The New School for Liberal Arts) in New York City. She has lived in NYC - first in the East Village, then in Greenpoint, and now in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn -- since May 2001.

Since moving to New York Emily has had a number of jobs, including work at Hyperion Books and Gawker.com. In 2008 she completed Alison West's 200 hour yoga teacher training and in 2010 she completed her basic back care yoga certification. She runs Emily Books, a feminist publishing project.

Besides yoga, she loves going to museums especially PS1, birdwatching and karaoke.
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All Grown Up (2017)
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"Jami Attenberg has written her frankest, funniest, and most riveting and heartbreaking book yet."

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