Jennifer Gilmore

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Jennifer Gilmore is the author Golden Country, a 2006 New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Jewish Book Award, and Something Red, a New York Times Notable Book of 2010. Her work has appeared in Allure, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, Vogue, and The Washington Post. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Books by this Author

The Mothers
Something Red
Golden Country

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Author Jennifer Gilmore on Her New Novel SOMETHING RED

Watch Jennifer Gilmore discuss her second novel, a powerful and engaging story of a Jewish-American family in Washington DC during the tumultuous late 1970s.

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If I had one perhaps I would be better off...

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. a lobster roll from Reds

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. calm morning, light pouring in, the day ahead of me.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jane Eyre

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. does my grandmother count?

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