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Janna Malamud Smith

Janna Malamud Smith is a writer and psychotherapist, and the author of three books. Private Matters: In Defense of the Personal Life and A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear were both chosen as New York Times Notable Books. My Father Is a Book: A Memoir of Bernard Malamud was selected as a Washington Post Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.


  • The Unmurdered

    On a trip to Berlin, the author visits the city’s holocaust memorial, and in its concrete maze imagines herself among the hunted of bygone Europe.