Eileen Pollack grew up at her family's hotel in the Jewish Catskills. She is the author, most recently, of the novel A Perfect Life (Ecco, 2016). Her previous novel, Breaking and Entering, was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection, and her story collection In the Mouth won the Edward Lewis Wallant Award for best Jewish fiction of 2008. She teaches on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.
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