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Bee Season

Bee Season

A gripping portrait of a family…Goldberg is a terrifically smart, acutely talented writer. - San Francisco Chronicle

A sad, lovely and generous novel. - The Washington Post Book World

A letter-perfect debut. - The Wall Street Journal

Listen to the Bookworm interview, with Michael Silverblatt

Wickett's Remedy

Wickett’s Remedy

A warmhearted, unusual and intelligent consideration of a world about which few people know. - San Francisco Chronicle

[A] rich historical re-creation whose energy and ingenuity evoke memories of E.L. Doctorow's classic Ragtime. A fine novel very much in the American vein. - Kirkus Reviews

Listen to the All Things Considered interview, with Michele Norris

Listen to the Bookworm interview, with Michael Silverblatt

Bee Season

Catching the Moon

Goldberg's…elegant text and Sheban's…enchanting illustrations in this tale of friendship between a Fisherwoman and the Man in the Moon are not to be missed…This elegant book is as captivating as moonlight shimmering on a quiet sea. Ages 4-8. - Publishers Weekly

Read about the differences between writing novels and children’s books.

Time's Magpie

Time’s Magpie

It's nice to travel with a novelist: Goldberg's language is lush and evocative without sinking into dense or mannered descriptions....Her forays...make even those who have spent time in the city pine for a return ticket. - Pamela Paul, The New York Times Book Review

Short Stories

That'll Be Two Dollars and Fifty Cents Please

The Commemorative

Going for the Orange Julius


On the Brothers Quay and Bruno Schulz

On Renée French and Chris Ware

On Maryland

On Prague

On First NYC Apartment


Ode to a Bubble Blower