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Lauren Grodstein


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Lauren was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Haworth, New Jersey. She attended Columbia University and got her fiction MFA at Columbia's School of the Arts. After spending time as a tutor, a trend-forecaster, and a secretary, she published a collection of stories, The Best of Animals, and a novel, Reproduction is the Flaw of Love. Lauren currently teaches creative writing at Rutgers University.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Lauren Grodstein recommends
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You Don't Love This Man (2011)
Dan DeWeese
"Dan DeWeese’s elegantly written novel tells the story - alternately joyful and heartbreaking - of a father coming to terms with what he’s made of his life. It’s one of those novels I know I’ll return to, and pass on, in admiration and delight."
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Shadow Man (2017)
Alan Drew
"Part murder mystery, part family drama, Alan Drew's Shadow Man has everything I like in a novel: grit, heart, and nail-biting suspense. It's the sort of magically absorbing novel that keeps you turning the pages and checking the locks on the door."

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