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Eileen Pollack

nonfiction/fiction

Pollack is the author, most recently, of the novels The Bible of Dirty Jokes, A Perfect Life, and Breaking and Entering. Her nonfiction book Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull was made into a 2018 movie starring Jessica Chastain and her investigative memoir, The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club, was published in 2015.

 

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Her new novel, The Professor of Immortality, is due out in October 2019.