Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman is the author of the novels Love and Treasure, Red Hook RoadLove and Other Impossible Pursuits, and Daughter's Keeper, the non-fiction book A Really Bad Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life, and the essay collection Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal CrimesMinor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace, and the Mommy-Track Mystery series. She was a federal public defender and taught a course on the legal implications of the war on drugs at the UC Berkeley School of Law. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband, Michael Chabon, and their four children.