Barash, Susan Shapiro

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Barash, Susan Shapiro

PERSONAL: Born in New York, NY; daughter of Herbert L. (a real estate developer and bank chairperson) and Selma Meyerson Shapiro; married Richard Ripps (marriage ended); married Gary Barash, November 8, 1997; children: three. Education: Sarah Lawrence College, B.A.; New York University, M.A. Hobbies and other interests: "Women's issues, art, theater, film."

ADDRESSES: Home—New York, NY. Office—Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st St., New York, NY 10021. Agent—Meredith Bernstein, Meredith Bernstein Literary Agency, 2095 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.

CAREER: Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY, professor of gender studies.

MEMBER: International Women's Writers Guild, Authors Guild, Authors League of America, Writers Guild, PEN, American Society of Journalists and Authors, Women's National Book Association, New York Women in Film and Television.


Second Wives: The Pitfalls and Rewards of Marrying Widowers and Divorced Men, New Horizon Press (Far Hills, NJ), 2000.

A Passion for More: Wives Reveal the Affairs that Make or Break Their Marriages, Berkeley Hills Books (Berkeley, CA), 2001.

Sisters: Devoted or Divided, Kensington (New York, NY).2001.

Mothers-in-law and Daughters-in-law: Love, Hate, Rivalry and Reconciliation, New Horizon Press (Far Hills, NJ), 2001.

(With Joanne Lara) Inventing Savannah (nonfiction), Authorhouse (Bloomington, IN), 2001.

Reclaiming Ourselves: How Women Dispel a Legacy of Bad Choices, Berkeley Hills Books (Berkeley, CA), 2001.

Women of Divorce: Mothers, Daughters, Step-mothers—The New Triangle, New Horizon Press (Far Hills, NJ), 2003.

(With Michelle Kasson) The Men Out There: A Woman's Little Black Book, ASJA Press (Lincoln, NE), 2003.

The New Wife: The Evolving Role of the American Wife, Nonetheless Press (Lenexa, KS), 2004.

Tripping the Prom Queen: The Truth about Women and Rivalry, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 2006.



Publishers Weekly, January 6, 1997, review of The Men Out There: A Woman's Little Black Book, p. 59; January 13, 1997, review of The Men Out There, p. 68.