Diamant, Anita

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DIAMANT, Anita. American, b. 1951. Genres: Novels, How-to books, Essays. Career: Writer. Boston Phoenix, columnist and staff writer, 1980-83; Boston, senior staff writer, 1986-88; WBUR-FM Radio, commentator, 1981-82, 1994. Columnist, Boston Globe magazine, 1988-94, and Parenting, 1993-95. Publications: The New Jewish Wedding, 1985, rev. ed., 2001; The Jewish Baby Book, 1988, as The New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs-A Guide for Today's Families, 1994; What to Name Your Jewish Baby, 1989; (with H. Cooper) Living a Jewish Life, 1991; Bible Baby Names, 1996; Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism, 1997; Saying Kaddish, 1998; How to Mourn as a Jew; (with K. Kishner) How to Be a Jewish Parent, 2000; Pitching My Tent: On Marriage, Motherhood, Friendship and Other Leaps of Faith (essays), 2003. NOVELS: The Red Tent, 1997; Good Harbor, 2001. Address: c/o Amanda Urban, ICM Agency, 40 W 57th St 17th Fl, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.