Dani Shapiro
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Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the best-selling author of the memoirs Hourglass, Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Her short fiction, essays, and journalistic pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, The New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of The New York Times, and many other publications. Dani has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School and Wesleyan University. She is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives in Litchfield County, Connecticut with her family. Dani's latest book, Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love will be published by Knopf in January, 2019.

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    • Inheritance

    • A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
    • By: Dani Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Dani Shapiro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 405

    Inheritance is an audiobook about secrets - kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that's been hidden from her for more than 50 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A spellbinding book

    • By asdasklda on 01-18-19
    • A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
    • By: Dani Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Dani Shapiro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 01-15-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 441 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Devotion

    • A Memoir
    • By: Dani Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Dani Shapiro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    In her midforties and settled into the responsibilities and routines of adulthood, Dani Shapiro found herself with more questions than answers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Universality in Discerning a Faith for Oneself

    • By William on 02-10-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Hourglass

    • Time, Memory, Marriage
    • By: Dani Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Dani Shapiro
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    Hourglass is an inquiry into how marriage is transformed by time - abraded, strengthened, shaped in miraculous and sometimes terrifying ways by accident and experience....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Synthesis of Memoir meets Philisophy

    • By Carolyn M. Kell on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Black & White

    • By: Dani Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Clara Brodeur has spent her entire adult life pulling herself away from her famous mother, the renowned and controversial photographer Ruth Dunne....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was okay

    • By Jmccoy2180 on 02-13-19

    Regular price: $24.49

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