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Dani Shapiro: Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love

(Memoir, 272 pp, 2019)

Confronted with the stunning news that her father was not her biological father, the acclaimed novelist and memoirist explores the intersections of family secrets, memory, history, biology and identity.

Discussion Guide from Penguin Random House

Discussion Questions from the PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club

Kirkus Review 

Review by Heller McAlpin, NPR, January 15, 2019

Review by Ruth Franklin, New York Times, January 15, 2019

Review by Nora Krug, Washington Post, January 8, 2019

Mitchell Kaplan interviews Dani Shapiro (37 min. audio)

Powell’s Books interviews Dani Shapiro

Today, January 15, 2019 video(6 min.)

Biographical sketch