Tova Mirvis

Tova Mirvis is the author of three novels, Visible City, The Outside World and The Ladies Auxiliary, which was a national bestseller. Her essays have appeared in various anthologies and newspapers including The New York Times, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Poets and Writers, and her fiction has been broadcast on National Public Radio. She lives in Newton, MA with her three children. Visit her website here.

Articles by Tova Mirvis

Stained Glass

How is this book different from all your other books?The most obvious answer: in Visible City, there are no description of ...

The City Below

I started writing  Visible City  in the weeks after moving from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to the suburbs ...

Walls, Windows, Doors

For me, writing fiction always begins with curiosity about other people: what are they really thinking but not saying? What ...

Modest Bat Mitzvah Creates Feminist Consciousness

Differences between a traditional bar and bat mitzvah are all too visible when the honorees are brother and sister.