Dana Reinhardt





Dana Reinhardt

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Why don't you have a bio section?

Because I hate writing about myself.

But wouldn't that be easier than answering a whole bunch of FAQs?

Maybe. Probably. Go on...

So where are you from?

I'm from Los Angeles, but now I live in San Francisco. Except for the summers where I go back to Los Angeles in search of the sun.

What are you doing when you aren't writing?

Laundry, usually. Sometimes dishes. And I really like to walk near the Golden Gate Bridge.

Why don't you run instead of walk?

Running is hard. And I'm sort of lazy.

Have you ever had a real job?

Yes. Of course I have. I've waited tables, worked with adolescents in foster care, read the slush pile at a publishing house, and fact checked for a movie magazine. I also worked for FRONTLINE on PBS a...more


Average rating: 3.74 · 6,457 ratings · 1,271 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Things a Brother Knows
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,582 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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How to Build a House
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,503 ratings — published 2008 — 13 editions
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The Summer I Learned to Fly
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,098 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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A Brief Chapter in My Impos...
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Harmless
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We Are the Goldens
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Odessa Again
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“They're just words. And words alone don't really mean anything. It's what you feel and what you believe when you say them that matter.”
Dana Reinhardt, How to Build a House
tags: truth

“I have a theory that as long as you have one good friend, one real friend, you can get through anything.”
Dana Reinhardt, How to Build a House
tags: truth

“There are days when I think I don't believe anymore. When I think I've grown too old for miracles. And that's right when another seems to happen.”
Dana Reinhardt, The Summer I Learned to Fly

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What Book Shall We Read in October?

I have chosen books that are getting a lot of attention and were published in July and August. Feel free to add books to the list, if they were published in July and August 2011

If you get the chance, check and see what your library has before you vote.

 
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Summer I learned to fly (write-in)
 
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