Paul Goldberg is a journalist and author. He is the Editor & Publisher of The Cancer Letter, a weekly publication about cancer research and drug development. He is the author of 3 novels and 3 non-fiction books.
Paul Goldberg’s novel, The Dissident, will be published in June by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The Dissident is shortlisted for the 2024 Wingate Literary Prize. He is the author of the novels The Yid, which was a finalist for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the National Jewish Book Award's Goldberg Prize for Debut Fiction, and The Château. As a reporter, Goldberg has written two books about the Soviet human rights movement, and co-authored (with Otis Brawley) the book How We Do Harm, an expose of the U.S. healthcare system. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Slate, The New York Times, Moment Magazine, and elsewhere. He is also the editor and publisher of The Cancer Letter, a publication focused on the business and politics of cancer. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Goldberg’s debut novel The Yid was published in 2016 to widespread acclaim and named a finalist for both the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the National Jewish Book Award’s Goldberg Prize for Debut Fiction.
As a reporter, Goldberg has written two books about the Soviet human rights movement, and has co-authored (with Otis Brawley) the book How We Do Harm, an expose of the U.S. healthcare system.
10/14/23, 8:00 PM
Copley Square, Boston, MA, USA
Date: Saturday, October 14
Session Title: Where Nothing Is What It Seems
Session Type: Panel
Session Participants: Angie Kim, Paul Goldberg, and Wendy Walker
Moderator (if any): Emiko Tamagawa
Session Time: 4:00-5:00
6/15/23, 11:00 PM
Book Culture, West 112th Street, New York, NY, USA
Join us Thursday, June 15th at 7pm for a reading and discussion with Paul Goldberg to celebrate the release of his newest book, The Dissident. Julia Meitov Hersey will join in conversation.
6/10/23, 9:00 PM
Politics and Prose Bookstore, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Goldberg will be in conversation with Andrew S. Weiss. Weiss is the James Family Chair and Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he oversees research on Russia, Ukraine, and the wider region. His graphic novel Accidental Czar: the Life and Lies of Vladimir Putin (Macmillan/First Second) was published in November 2022.
In The Press
Crime and Punishment―for the Jews! Paul Goldberg's newest is a dead-serious, dead-funny, no-he-didn't marvel.
author of The Netanyahus