Dani Shapiro

Please keep checking back as new events and details are being added regularly.

Upcoming Appearances

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Virtual Event

National Jewish Book Award Ceremony at 7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Virtual Event

Hadassah Magazine: Genealogy Discussion at 8:00 PM

Hadassah Magazine Discussion Group presents: How Genealogy Became the Great Jewish Pastime, with Executive Editor Lisa Hostein, featuring Dani Shapiro, Jennifer Mendelsohn and Libby Copeland.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Virtual Event

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival at 10:00 AEST

Note: this event will be held on 12/1/2020 at 10:00am AUS-EST which correlates with 11/30/2020 at 6:00pm US-EST

Dani’s second podcast in collaboration with iHeart Media has launched; The Way We Live Now examines the way people from all walks of life are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The paperback edition of Inheritance is an LA TimesWashington Post, Boston Globe, and San Francisco Chronicle, and National Indie bestseller!


Inheritance has won the 2019 National Jewish Book Award!

Wired Magazine names Inheritance as one of 2019’s top Science books!

Inheritance named a best book of 2019 by Vanity Fair!


Inheritance will be adapted for film by Killer Films!

The New Yorker includes Inheritance in their summer reading round up!

The Today Show features Inheritance in their “20 Beach Reads You Won’t Want to Put Down” segment.

Inheritance debuted on The New York Times Best Seller List at #11!

Daunt Books in the UK has won an auction to publish Inheritance!

Dani’s new podcast, “Family Secrets” launches on February 14th. Subscribe now!

Dani’s new memoir, Inheritance, is available.

Thanks to everyone who watched Dani on Super Soul Sunday