“Thank you, O Lord, for sending us Susan Gilman’s tales.” –Frank McCourt
“A godsend for readers” — Alexandra Fuller
“Publishers’ frantic search for ‘the female David Sedaris’ may have finally come to an end.” — Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Susan Jane Gilman is the New York Times bestselling author whose first novel, “The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street,” has been named “An outstanding fiction debut” by Publishers Weekly, one of the best summer books of 2014 by USA Today, the LA Times, The Chicago Tribune, and many others, a National Jewish Book Award finalist, and a Target Club Pick for July 2015.
She is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, “Hypocrite in a Pouffy Dress”, as well as, “Kiss My Tiara,” a “bible” for young women in the modern world, and the travel memoir, “Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven,” which was named one of the “Best Nonfiction Books of 2009” and an Oprah Book Club recommendation. Susan is also a contributor on National Public Radio. Watch her TEDx talk, “There is No Lightning Bolt,” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItMb1gf3SUg