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"Anita Diamant makes readers see there's not much difference between people across the eons when it comes to trial and tragedy, happiness and love."


About Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Boston Girl, The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts.

"Diamant is a treasure. She has become teacher and sage to thousands."

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Dean, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, University of Judaism

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Bye bye Blackbird. And Sparrow. And Finch.

September 25, 2019

It’s quiet outside: in the suburbs, in the city, in the mountains, and near the sea. But this morning, I finally realized that it is too quiet. Weirdly quiet.  The kind of quiet that, in movies, signals something terrible is about to happen. When the background music disappears and the sound of a lone cricket…

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