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 2 novels and 3 non-fiction books. A third novel is upcoming with Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.


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.