Erica Jong's picture

Erica Jong


(Erica Mann Jong)
USA flag (b.1942)
Wife of Jonathan Fast, Mother of Molly Jong-Fast

Erica Jong, award-winning poet, novelist, and essayist, is best known for seven bestselling novels and her midlife memoir, Fear of Fifty. She is a former president of the Authors Guild and frequent lecturer on women's rights, authors' rights, and free expression both here and abroad. She lives in New York City and Connecticut.
 
Novels
Fanny (1980)
Serenissima (1987)
     aka Shylock's Daughter
Any Woman's Blues (1990)
Inventing Memory (1997)
     aka Of Blessed Memory
Sappho's Leap (2003)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Collections
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumb
 
Picture Books
Megan's Book of Divorce (1984)
     aka Megan's Two Houses
thumb
 
Non fiction
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
Anthologies containing stories by Erica Jong
thumbthumb
 
Short stories
How-to Books and Other Absurdities (1971)
Songs in the Key of I (1998)


Erica Jong recommends
thumb
The Vagabond (1911)
Colette
"One of the first and best feminist novels ever written."
thumb
The Third Child (2003)
Marge Piercy
"Marge Piercy is one of the most important writers of our time."
thumb
Mozart's Ghost (2008)
Julia Cameron
"Heartbreakingly funny. Julia Cameron is a writer who writes from the heart. The real thing is always good news. Pass it on."
thumb
Lillian On Life (2014)
Alison Jean Lester
"Lillian On Life is a quirky book with a very deep heart and soul. I found it full of life and full of wisdom."

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors