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A native New Yorker, Michael Greenberg is a columnist for the Times Literary Supplement of London where, since 2003, he has written feuilleton-style essays about New York and the often excruciating ironies of the writer’s existence. He has also contributed many critical essays and cover stories to the TLS. Greenberg’s fiction and essays have appeared in such varied places as The New York Review of Books, O, The Oprah Magazine, Bomb, The Village Voice, the New York Times, and the Boston Review.

Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer’s Life will be published by Other Press in September 2009.

Greenberg’s memoir, Hurry Down Sunshine, about his teenage daughter’s sudden psychotic break, was published by Other Press in 2008, and has been sold in seventeen countries around the world. It will be published in a paperback edition by Vintage Books in 2009.

Greenberg lives in New York.