Shalom Auslander
Shalom Auslander

Shalom Auslander was raised in Monsey, New York. Nominated for the Koret Award for writers under thirty-five, he has published articles in Esquire, The New York Times MagazineTablet magazine, The New Yorker, and has had stories aired on NPR's This American Life. Auslander is the author of the short story collection Beware of God, the memoir Foreskin's Lament, and the novel Hope: A Tragedy. He is the creator of Showtime's Happyish. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Mother for Dinner Cover
Author: Shalom Auslander | Narrator: Shalom Auslander
Release Date: September 22, 2020
By the author of Foreskin's Lament, a novel of identity, tribalism, and mothers.Seventh Seltzer has done everything he can to break from the past, but in his overbearing, narcissistic mother's last moments he is drawn back into the life he left behin...
Mother for Dinner Cover
Hope: a Tragedy Cover
Author: Shalom Auslander | Narrator: Shalom Auslander
Release Date: January 12, 2012
The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: No one was born there, no one died there, nothing of any historical import at all has ever happened there, which is why Solomon Kugel, like other urbanites fleeing their pasts and histories...
Hope: a Tragedy Cover
Foreskin's Lament Cover
Author: Shalom Auslander | Narrator: Shalom Auslander
Release Date: October 04, 2007
A bitingly funny memoir of growing up in a dysfunctional Jewish family and wrestling with a vengeful God.
Foreskin's Lament Cover