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Alan Lelchuk is a novelist, professor, and editor originally from Brooklyn, New York. He did his undergraduate work at Brooklyn College and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1965. His novels are American Mischief, Miriam at Thirty-Four, Shrinking: The Beginning of My Own Ending, Miriam in Her Forties, Brooklyn Boy, Playing the Game, and Ziff: A Life? He co-edited 8 Great Hebrew Short Novels and has written, for young adults, On Home Ground. His work has been translated into more than half a dozen foreign languages, including Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

His short fiction has appeared in such publications as Transatlantic Review, The Atlantic, Modern Occasions, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Partisan Review. Significant critical studies on Lelchuk have been Philip Roth in Esquire, Wilfrid Sheed in Book-of-the-Month Club News, Bejmain DeMott in The Atlantic, Mordechai Richler in the Chicago Tribune, Robert Towers in The New York Times, and Steven Birkets in The New Republic.

He began teaching at Brandeis University in 1966, was Visiting Writer for two years at Amherst College, from 1982—1984, and has been a member of the Dartmouth College faculty since 1985.

Some awards, honors, and citations include: a Yaddo Foundation Grant in 1968, 1969, 1971, and 1973, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship in 1969 and 1974, a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 1976-1977, and Fulbright Writer-in-Residence at the University of Haifa, Israel in 1986-1987. In 1999-2000 he was the recipient of the Otto Salgo Chair in American Literature and Writing at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest, Hungary and in 2003-2004 he received a Fulbright Scholar's Grant and taught at the International University of Moscow. Since 2005, he is a Fulbright Senior Specialist Professor, giving seminars in fiction writing and American Literature at Moscow State University, Universita di Napoli (Naples, Italy), and Die Freie Universität, Berlin.

He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Rome, New York City College, and been in residence at Mishkenot Sha'ananim in Jerusalem. He has given readings and lectures at numerous institutions such as Harvard University, Yale University, Dartmouth College, Brandeis University, the Boston Public Library, Boston University, Amherst College, and the American Cultural Center (Tel Aviv, Israel).

His manuscripts are housed as "The Alan Lelchuk Manuscript Collection" in the Howard Gotlieb Research Center in the Mugar Memorial Library at Boston University. In 1994 he co-founded Steerforth Press, and is a member of the independent publisher's editorial board.

He lives in the countryside of New Hampshire.

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Total Books: 22
Breaking Ground How Jackie Robinson Changed Brooklyn
2015 - Breaking Ground How Jackie Robinson Changed Brooklyn (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781942134077
ISBN-10: 194213407X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors

Searching for Wallenberg A Novel
2015 - Searching for Wallenberg a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781942134039
ISBN-10: 1942134037
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

American Mischief
2004 - American Mischief [Library of American Fiction] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780299192549
ISBN-10: 0299192547
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ziff A Life
2004 - Ziff a Life (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786713318
ISBN-10: 0786713313
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Brooklyn Boy
2003 - Brooklyn Boy [Library of American Fiction] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780299187446
ISBN-10: 0299187446

Playing the Game A Novel
1995 - Playing the Game a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781880909324
ISBN-10: 1880909324
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Miriam in Her Forties
1989 - Miriam in Her Forties (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780070371620
ISBN-10: 0070371628
Genre: Literature & Fiction

On Home Ground
1987 - On Home Ground (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780152005603
ISBN-10: 0152005609
Genre: Children's Books

Eight Great Hebrew
1982 - Eight Great Hebrew (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780452006058
ISBN-10: 0452006058
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1979 - Shrinking (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451086532
ISBN-10: 0451086538

American Mischief
1973 - American Mischief (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780224007184
ISBN-10: 0224007181
Genre: Literature & Fiction

American Mischief
1973 - American Mischief (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374104214
ISBN-10: 0374104212
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Miriam at Thirty-Four
Miriam at Thirty-four (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780070371613
ISBN-10: 007037161X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Shrinking The beginning of my own ending  a novel
Shrinking the Beginning of My Own Ending a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780316520508
ISBN-10: 0316520500

Brooklyn Boy A Novel
Brooklyn Boy a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781880909430
ISBN-10: 188090943X
Genre: Literature & Fiction