About the Author


Jean Hanff Korelitz is the author of the novels You Should Have Known, Admission, The White Rose, The Sabbathday River and A Jury of Her Peers. A novel in progress, The Devil and Webster, is tentatively scheduled for 2017.

She has also written a novel for children, Interference Powder, and a collection of poetry, The Properties of Breath. Her non-fiction has appeared in various anthologies and in publications such as Vogue, Real Simple, Reader’s Digest and The New York Times.

Born and raised in New York City and educated at Dartmouth College and Clare College, Cambridge, Korelitz lives in New York City with her husband, Irish poet Paul Muldoon, and their children. She is the founder of BOOKTHEWRITER, a New York City based service that connects authors and book groups.

Jean talks books with fellow authors Scott Turow and Stephan Talty on Books du JourWatch the video.


A new novel from Jean Hanff Korelitz


“The thriller we’re already obsessed with”  Entertainment Weekly

“An unputdownably deft vivisection of Manhattan’s upper social strata.” — Vogue.com

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