Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman appears in the following:

‘This Morning I Took LSD’

Monday, February 06, 2017

Writer Ayelet Waldman shares how taking micro-doses of the psychedelic drug LSD made a positive impact on her mental health and her relationship with her family.

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Narratives from Women’s Prisons

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Robin Levi and Ayelet Waldman, editors of Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons, and Tina Reynolds, a former prisoner who is an activist for women in New York prisons, talk about what it’s like inside women’s prisons, and the routine physical, sexual, and mental abuse that is often overlooked.

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Ayelet Waldman’s Red Hook Road

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Ayelet Waldman talks about her latest novel, Red Hook Road. Set on the coast of Maine over four summers, it tells the story of two families whose lives are unraveled and stitched together by misfortune, good intentions, failure, and by love and calamity.

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Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman on Parenting with a Mental Illness

Monday, June 21, 2010

Most people know Michael Chabon as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.”

And most people know his wife Ayelet Waldman as the controversial essayist who once ruffled feathers by claiming she was more in love with her husband than her kids.

But behind Chabon and Waldman’s high profile writing careers is a very real family, consisting of two parents, four kids, and – as Ayelet writes in her book, “Bad Mother ” - her own mental illness.

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Bad Mother

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Modern motherhood is riddled with anxiety. In her book, Bad Mother, Ayelet Waldman chronicles everything from balancing work and family, to the hysteria of competitive parenting to the relentless pursuits of what she calls the "Bad Mother police."

Event: Ayelet Waldman will be reading and signing books
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Author Ayelet Waldman on Mysteries

Saturday, March 16, 2002

Kurt Andersen and author Ayelet Waldman talk about the magnetism of mysteries. 

Waldman is the author of the Mommy-track mysteries, Nursery Crimes and The Big Nap — thrillers that mix child-rearing with sleuthing. She is an adjunct professor at Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley and was a former ...


Detectives, The Laramie Project, Sherlock Holmes

Saturday, March 16, 2002

We look at gumshoes, art cops, and Sherlock. Kurt Andersen and author Ayelet Waldman talk about detectives, and our gut-level attraction to mysteries. We go on the prowl with the LAPD's art crimes unit and hear how a German scholar discovered secret messages encrypted in music by J.S. Bach. And, ...