Renata Adler

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Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
Milan, Italy
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Milan, Italy

About

The American author of Towards A Radical Middle and A Year in the Dark, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1987. She is known for her works of fiction and non-fiction.

Before Fame

After studying at Bryn Mawr College and Harvard University, she worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker.

Trivia

She received a Guggenheim fellowship and the O. Henry Prize for her short story, "Brownstone."

Family Life

She was born in Italy and raised in Connecticut. Her son, Stephen Adler, became a filmmaker.

Associated With

Her 1976 novel, Speedboat, won the Ernest Hemingway Award.