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Myla Goldberg

Biography

Myla Goldberg

Myla Goldberg is the bestselling author of FEAST YOUR EYES, THE FALSE FRIEND, WICKETT'S REMEDY and BEE SEASON, which was a New York Times Notable Book, winner of the Borders New Voices Prize, and a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award, the NYPL Young Lions award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover award. It was adapted to film and widely translated. In addition to her novels, she has written an essay collection, a children’s book and short stories that have appeared in Harper’s. She teaches in the fiction programs at Sarah Lawrence and NYU, and has been known to sing and play accordion and banjo in the Brooklyn art-punk band The Walking Hellos. She was also the subject of a song by The Decemberists, “Song for Myla Goldberg.” She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jason Little and their two daughters.

Myla Goldberg

Books by Myla Goldberg

by Myla Goldberg - Fiction

Celia and Djuna were leaders of a mercurial clique of girls, but everything changed when they decided to walk home along a forbidden road. Djuna disappeared, and Celia blocked out what happened. Now a successful woman with a serious boyfriend, Celia returns home to confess the truth. But with no one willing to believe her, can Celia correct the past and save her relationship?

by Myla Goldberg - Religion & Spirituality

Eliza Naumann has no reason to believe she's anything but ordinary. Her father Saul, a university professor, dotes on her talented elder brother Aaron. Her scientist mother, Miriam, seems consumed by her career. Then Eliza amazes everyone by winning a spelling bee, and her unexpected success hurls the Naumann family dynamic into a tailspin and long-held secrets begin to emerge.