Biography

Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman is the author of LOVE AND TREASURE, RED HOOK ROAD and the New York Times bestseller BAD MOTHER: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace. Her novel LOVE AND OTHER IMPOSSIBLE PURSUITS was adapted into a film called The Other Woman starring Natalie Portman. Her personal essays and profiles of such public figures as Hillary Clinton have been published in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Vogue, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Her radio commentaries have appeared on “All Things Considered” and “The California Report.”

Ayelet Waldman

Books by Ayelet Waldman

by Ayelet Waldman - Fiction

In 1945, victorious American soldiers capture a train filled with unspeakable riches. Jack Wiseman is the lieutenant charged with guarding this treasure --- a responsibility that grows more complicated when he meets Ilona, who has lost everything in the ravages of the Holocaust. Seventy years later, Jack gives a necklace to his granddaughter, Natalie Stein, and charges her with searching for an unknown woman --- a woman whose portrait and fate come to haunt Natalie.