Shifra Sharlin

Shifra Sharlin

Shifra Sharlin lives in New Haven where she regularly runs into Book Talk host Cyd Oppenheimer and her children at her local coffeeshop.  She teaches a course on reading and writing the modern essay at Yale.  She writes essays, too. 

Thanks to her Kindle, Shifra has discovered that she loves long novels: War and Peace and Vanity Fair are two favorites.  Thanks to BookTalk, Shifra has discovered how much fun it is to discuss any novel with Cyd and the other BookTalkers.

Shifra has appeared on the following episodes of Book Talk:

Episode 7: Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson

Episode 11: Florence Gordon by Brian Morton

Episode 20: Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capo Crucet

Shifra will appear on the upcoming episode of Book Talk:

Episode 29: Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo by Boris Fishman

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