The Book

The Book

Publisher’s Website

Summary of the book, a video interview with the author, and a Reading Group Guide with discussion questions


Author’s Website

Author bio, summary of her five novels and her eight nonfiction books on contemporary Jewish life, her blog, and link to the Reading Group Guide



First Generation ‘Boston Girl’ Becomes Career Woman in Diamant’s Latest. Interview with Scott Simon, NPR. December 6, 2014.



‘The Boston Girl’ by Anita Diamant. By Caroline Leavitt. Boston Globe, December 13, 2014.

Use the link above or, on our web site, go to the newspaper subject heading on our database page, click on the Boston Globe, and search for “Boston Girl Anita Diamant.” You will need to enter your library card number.


Anita Diamant’s The Boston Girl: An Immigant’s Hanging Onto the Old Ways. By Dora Levy Mossanen. The Huffington Post, Nov. 21, 2014.


‘The Boston Girl’ by Anita Diamant: review. By Joan Frank. The San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 31, 2014.

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Choose among the hardcover, paperback, large print, book on CD, and preloaded library Kindles. Or, download an ebook or audiobook through the Overdrive digital media catalog.

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