Ayelet Waldman's Writings
The Wall Street Journal
Recently, I found myself bored by the prospect of sitting down at the computer and getting to work on my unfinished novel, whose due date was fast approaching. I'd while away hours on Facebook, Twitter and email. I'd go for long walks. I'd been in love with this novel for so long, why had I suddenly lost interest? One morning, instead of...
Last night San Francisco Bay Area literary icons Tobias Wolff, Daniel Handler, Dave Eggers, Michael Chabon, Andrew Sean Greer, Vendela Vida, and Lisa Brown turned out to show their support for Senator Barack Obama. It was an incredible event—over a hundred people jam-packed into a beautiful Berkeley home, noshing on ice cream sundaes. Tobias Wolff told the...
Ayelet Waldman is the author of Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, Daughter's Keeper, the Mommy-Track Mysteries, and Bad Mother. Her newest book, a novel called Red Hook Road, was released by Doubleday in July 2010. Her personal essays have been published in...