60 minutes | Mar 8, 2022


Growing up, Dani Shapiro never felt like she truly belonged to the orthodox Jewish community she lived in. All around her were kids who dressed and prayed and looked alike … and then, there was Dani — a fair-skinned, fair-haired, blue-eyed little Jewish girl. 

Dani spent much of her early writing career authoring fictional stories about secrets within families, not knowing that she would soon learn her own family had a big secret: Dani herself.

You can find all of Dani’s books, including Inheritance and Slow Motion, on Indiebound or wherever you buy books.

Dani’s podcast is called “Family Secrets.” Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.

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