Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Boston Girl, The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at

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Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jane Austen's protagonists. Even Emma.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing the piano, but I'd settle with learning to play the ukelele.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Loyalty

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Unintended unkindess.

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