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Jonathon Goldstein

Born: 1969 in Brooklyn, New York
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Goldstein lived in Chicago from 2000 through 2002.

Biography: After graduating from McGill University, Goldstein supported himself by working in the telemarketing industry for ten years, all the while continuing to write and attend readings. In 2000, Goldstein's nascent career got a boost after he was selected to work on Ira Glass' popular radio program This American Life and he relocated to Chicago to work as a producer on the show. In 2002, Goldstein moved back to Montreal and started work on several projects for CBC Radio One including his own show, WireTap, which debuted in 2004.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jonathon Goldstein on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Ladies and gentlemen, the Bible! /
ISBN: 1594483671 OCLC: 244064797

Riverhead Books, New York : 2009.

Jonathan Goldstein reimagines and recasts the Bible's greatest heroes and answers such age-old questions as : Wouldn't a person get bored living in a whale? How did Joseph explain Mary's pregnancy to the guys at work? And what was Cain's problem anyway? --back cover.

Lenny Bruce is dead /
ISBN: 1552450694 OCLC: 46810488

Coach House Books, Toronto, Ontario : ©2001.