Dani Shapiro | Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Dani Shapiro

at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Delivering “an eviscerating, raw honesty” (New York Times Book Review), writer’s writer Dani Shapiro is the author of the memoirs Devotion, Still Writing, and Hourglass. Her five novels include Black & White and Family History. She is a cofounder of the Sirenland Writers Conference and a former writing teacher at Columbia University, NYU, and Wesleyan University. A story of identity, family secrets, and love, Inheritance charts the staggering implications of Shapiro’s discovery that her father wasn’t her biological parent.

 

In conversation with Beth Kephart, the award-winning author of nineteen books, including Going Over, Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir, and Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.

Admission is free. For more information please call (215) 567-4341 or click here

Event date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781524732714
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - January 15th, 2019