BERG, Elizabeth. American, b. 1948. Genres: Novels, How-to books. Career: Writer. Publications: NOVELS: Durable Goods, 1993; Talk Before Sleep, 1993; What We Keep, 1998; Until the Real Thing Comes Along, 1999; Open House, 2000; Never Change, 2001. STORIES: Ordinary Life, 2002. OTHER: Family Traditions: Celebrations for Holidays and Everyday (nonfiction), 1992. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Lisa Bankoff, International Creative Management, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.