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Jonathan Safran Foer

Biography

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977 in Washington, D.C. He is the editor of the anthology A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Work of Joseph Cornell, a Book Sense ’76 selection and a Boston Globe bestseller. His stories have been published in the Paris Review and Conjunctions. Jonathan traveled to Ukraine four years ago to research his grandfather’s life. This is his first novel, parts of which appeared in The New Yorker.

Jonathan Safran Foer

Books by Jonathan Safran Foer

by Jonathan Safran Foer - Family, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C., HERE I AM is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. As Jacob and Julia Block and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home --- and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.