About the Author


Wendy Shalit

Wendy Shalit was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Williams College in 1997. Her first book, A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue was published by the Free Press in 1999 and her newest book, Girls Gone Mild, was recently published by Random House. She is also the founder of the group blog ModestlyYours.net, an online forum for women who don't have a voice in the mainstream media.

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An author finds herself at the frontlines of a new generational battle.

Orthodox Jews in Fiction

We have relied for too long on people disaffected with the Orthodox world to produce an "Orthodox literature" that verges on caricature.

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