Alan Lelchuk

Alan Lelchuk, born in Brooklyn, educated at Brooklyn college and Stanford University, is the author of seven highly acclaimed novels, including the best-selling American Mischief, Miriam at Thirty-four, Shrinking, Miriam in her forties, Playing the Game, Brooklyn Boy, Ziff: a Life?

successful paperback reprints were published by nal (signet) and McGraw hill, and translations have included Danish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Dutch, and Spanish editions of Lelchuk's fiction. He has also written a prize winning adult novel, On Home Ground, and co-edited, in english, an anthology, 8 Great Short Hebrew Novels. He has won Guggenheim and Fulbright awards, and his work has been praised by Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Benjamin Demott, William Pritchard, and Wilfred Sheed. He is an editor at Steerforth Press and teaches at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

Review Links:

FORBES, April 30, 2015
Foreword Reviews, May 18, 2015
Valley News, April 24, 2015
Jewish Book Council Review, May 16, 2015
New York Journal of Books, May 10, 2015
The Jewish Book Council Visiting Scribe Series, "Meeting Pagliansky in Moscow", May 4, 2015
The Jewish Book Council Visiting Scribe Series, "My Wallenberg Education in Budapest, Stockholm, and Moscow", May 6, 2015
The Jewish Book Council Visiting Scribe Series, "The “Docu-Novel “ and My Wallenberg Hybrid-Novel", May 8. 2015