Eileen Pollack
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Eileen Pollack

Eileen Pollack is the author of the novels A Perfect Life, Breaking and Entering (a New York Times Editor's Choice selection) and Paradise, New York, as well as two collections of short fiction, The Rabbi in the Attic and In the Mouth. Her award-winning book of nonfiction Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull, was recently made into a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain. An excerpt from her investigative memoir, The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club, was published in The New York Times Magazine and went viral. Her work has appeared in Best American Essays and Best American Short Stories, among many other journals and anthologies. She is a professor on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan. She divides her time between Manhattan and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Photo credit Michele McDonald.

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    • The Only Woman in the Room

    • Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club
    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science....

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    • Woman Walking Ahead

    • In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull
    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    In June 1889 a widowed Brooklyn artist named Catherine Weldon traveled to the Standing Rock Reservation in Dakota Territory to help Sitting Bull hold on to land....

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    • Horrendously amateurish rendition of a less-than-mediocre tale.

    • By GeekEndWarrior™ on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $31.49

    • All of Us, We All Are Arameans

    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Stuck with a plane ticket to Israel bought for her by a Polish Catholic ex-boyfriend, Eileen Pollack sets out on a hectic, solitary journey around the country....

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    • By zeke on 11-30-15

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