Rebecca Goldstein

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Birthday
23, 1950
Birthplace
New York
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Birthday
23, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
New York

About

An American fiction writer and philosopher, she wrote five novels, including The Dark Sister (1993) and Properties of Light (2000). She was the recipient of both a MacArthur Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Before Fame

After graduating from Barnard College, she earned her Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Trivia

She received the National Jewish Book Award for her 1995 novel, Mazel.

Family Life

She was raised in White Plains, New York. She later married cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker.

Associated With

She studied under Thomas Nagel at Princeton University.