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Ellen Feldman

Biography

Ellen Feldman

Ellen Feldman, a 2009 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of TERRIBLE VIRTUE, THE UNWITTING, NEXT TO LOVE, SCOTTSBORO (shortlisted for the Orange Prize), THE BOY WHO LOVED ANNE FRANK (translated into nine languages) and LUCY. She writes both fiction and social history, and has published numerous book reviews.

She has lectured extensively around the country and in Germany and England, and enjoys talking to book groups in person, on the phone, or via the web.

She grew up in northern New Jersey and attended Bryn Mawr College, from which she holds a B.A. and an M.A. in modern history. After further graduate studies at Columbia University, she worked for a New York publishing house.

Ellen lives in New York City and East Hampton, New York, with her husband and a terrier named Charlie.

Ellen Feldman

Books by Ellen Feldman

by Ellen Feldman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In the spirit of THE PARIS WIFE and LOVING FRANK, the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood --- an indomitable woman who, more than any other, and at great personal cost, shaped the sexual landscape we inhabit today.

by Ellen Feldman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In Next to Love by Ellen Feldman, three young women --- Babe, Millie and Grace --- who live in a small town in Massachusetts all send the men they love off to fight in World War II. Not everyone returns, and those who do are profoundly changed, reminding us that the scars of war run deeper than the day that victory is won. This character-rich story begins before the men head out and continues right through the early ’60s.