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Meg Wolitzer
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Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer Biography

Meg Wolitzer's novels include The Interestings; The Uncoupling; The Ten-Year Nap; The Position; and The Wife. She is also the author of a novel for young readers, The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman. Wolitzer's short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize. In September 2013, along with singer-songwriter Suzzy Roche, she was the guest artist in the Princeton Atelier program at Princeton University.

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The Female Persuasion jacket Belzhar jacket The Interestings jacket The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman jacket
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