Arts Mar 06

How a surprising DNA test inspired this writer’s memoir

Our March pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club “Now Read This” is Dani Shapiro’s “Inheritance.” Become a member of the book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to our newsletter. Learn…

Arts Feb 28

‘Inheritance’ is our March book club pick

After submitting her DNA for analysis to an ancestry website in 2016, Dani Shapiro received a piece of news that rocked her to the core: The man who had raised her, her now-deceased father, was not her biological kin.