Dana Spiotta

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American novelist and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist

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Dana Spiotta's Innocents and Others tells the feminist story of how women make do in a male-dominated world through two female filmmaker best friends, and a third, troubled woman adept…

Dana Spiotta: Innocents and Others

Dana Spiotta's Innocents and Others tells the feminist story of how women make do in a male-dominated world through two female filmmaker best friends, and a third, troubled woman adept…

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Dana Spiotta’s new novel, Innocents and Others, revolves around two best friends. Both women are talented filmmakers, but they don’t agree on much.

'Innocents and Others' Looks at Friendship in Art and Life

Dana Spiotta’s new novel, Innocents and Others, revolves around two best friends. Both women are talented filmmakers, but they don’t agree on much.

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Dana Spiotta: Stone Arabia

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