Nathan Englander (Andrew White for The New York Times)

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Nathan Englander is a Jewish-American short story writer and novelist born in Long Island, NY in 1970..

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His debut short story collection, For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, was published by Alfred A. Knopf, in 1999.

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His second collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, won the 2012 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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His books have been translated into twenty-two languages.

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He is a celebrated voice in American literature who draws upon his Orthodox Jewish upbringing in both his writing and lectures.

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His latest work is, a novel that brilliantly highlights his wit and humor.

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Englander was selected as one of "20 Writers for the 21st Century" by The New Yorker.

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