Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Boston Girl, The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at

Books by this Author

The Boston Girl
La tienda roja
Day After Night
The Last Days of Dogtown
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Author Revealed

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Jane Austen's men (fathers, guardians, suitors) in Jane Austen novels, who don't deserve the women.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. The blue eyes.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jane Austen's protagonists. Even Emma.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing the piano, but I'd settle with learning to play the ukelele.

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