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Iris Krasnow

Born: in Oak Park, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Krasnow was born and raised in Oak Park.

Biography: Iris Krasnow is a New York Times bestselling author, journalist, professor, and professional speaker. She is a journalism and women's studies professor at American University in Washington, DC.Her writing has been featured in many national publications, including Parade, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and AARP The Magazine. Iris has been a guest on numerous national television and radio programs including Oprah, Good Morning America, Today, All Things Considered, and has been featured on CNN several times. Interviews with Iris, and reviews of her work, have appeared in Time, O: The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, The New Yorker, U.S. News & World Report, and Redbook. She has appeared on numerous national shows, ranging from Oprah and Good Morning America to All Things Considered. Krasnow currently resides in Maryland.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Iris Krasnow on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

I am my mother's daughter :
ISBN: 0465037550 OCLC: 62738488

Basic Books, [New York] : ©2006.

"Iris Krasnow tackles the toughest relationship in the lives of so many grown women: the mother-daughter bond. Drawing on her own experience with her ailing, but still irrepressible, eighty-five-year-old mother and the collective wisdom of more than a hundred other midlife daughters, Krasnow's book offers prescriptions on how to overcome the anger and resentment that can accumulate over the years."--Jacket.

  Secret lives of wives :
ISBN: 1592407390 OCLC: 929905487

Gotham Books, New York : 2012.

Sex after-- :
ISBN: 1592409180 OCLC: 870334411

Presents straightforward advice on how to promote an enduring and satisfying sex life into one's senior years, exploring how women have effectively navigated challenges ranging from childbirth and divorce to menopause and illness.

ISBN: 0985134089 OCLC: 978631474

IBKBOOKS, [Place of publication not identified], 2012.

Surrendering to motherhood :
ISBN: 0786862173 OCLC: 35174840

Hyperion, New York : ©1997.

"Surrendering to Motherhood"is about letting go of the need to achieve and finding your true self. A powerful story with a happy ending, this book flashes an important message to Krasnow's own generation of baby-boomers programmed to strive for the bigger and better: you might be surprised to find how much more fulfillment the littler things bring.

Surrendering to motherhood :
ISBN: 0786883189 OCLC: 46870450

Hyperion, New York : ©2001.

Surrendering to yourself :
ISBN: 0786869135 OCLC: 51881386

Miramax Books/Hyperion, New York : ©2003.

Invites readers to discover themselves beyond psychological false identities and roles as parents, spouses, and employees, explaining how to discontinue unhealthy behaviors and achieve personal dreams by releasing spiritual passion.

  Surrendering to yourself :
ISBN: 9085134072 OCLC: 925517115

Ibkbooks, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.