Dani Shapiro and her new memoir, Inheritance

Event date: 

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

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Thursday, February 28 at7 pm

Dani Shapiro

will speak about her new book

Inheritance: A Memoir of Geneology, Paternity, and Love

DANI SHAPIRO is the author of four memoirs and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Also an essayist and a journalist, Shapiro's short fiction, essays, and journalistic pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of the New York Times, and many other publications. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, the New School, and Wesleyan University; she is cofounder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives with her family in Litchfield County, Connecticut.


From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist and novelist—“a writer of rare talent” (Cheryl Strayed)—a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love.

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524732714
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Published: Knopf - January 15th, 2019

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Darien Library
1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820-4127