Jennifer Gilmore

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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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.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Judy Garland. I'd ask her if my father really was at Carnegie Hall and if it's true she almost fell into his lap.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. You're only asking because you can't see me: my nose.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. theatergoer

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. heiress

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