Jennifer Gilmore

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Jennifer Gilmoreis 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. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. As a New Yorker, it's the not cleaning up after your dog on the street. Petty, but true.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm good with people and I remember names well.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. those would have to be timeless so: If you See Her Say Hello, Bob Dylan; Nina Simone's Here Comes the Sun, Tom Waits, Closing Time; Joni Mitchell, River; Metal heart, Cat Power. Uplifting stuff, only to me it really is.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. not learning how to speak many languages and believing money doesn't matter.

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