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Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman is the author of A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life , the novels Love and Treasure , Red Hook Road , Love and Other Impossible Pursuits , and Daughter's Keeper , as well as of the essay collection Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace and the Mommy-Track Mystery series. She is the editor of Inside This Place , Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons , Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation , and recently of Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases . Waldman was a federal public defender and an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Law where she developed and taught a course on the legal implications of the war on drugs.