Joshua Braff

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Joshua Braff (born October 11, 1967) is an American writer.

His first novel, The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green, described as a Jewish coming of age tale,[1] was published in 2004 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.[2] He contributed a short work entitled "Exit 15W" to the collection of shorts about New Jersey entitled Living on the Edge of the World after his hometown of South Orange.[3] His second novel is Peep Show (Algonquin, 2010).

Joshua is the older brother of actor-director Zach Braff. His father was born Jewish and his mother, originally a Protestant, converted to Judaism.[4][5]


  1. ^ Naomi Pfefferman (September 17, 2004). "Another Braff Tale of Jewish Ennui". Jewish Journal. Retrieved February 13, 2008. [dead link]
  2. ^ Heidi Benson (September 22, 2004). "Joshua Braff's First Novel Taps into the Wild, Hilarious Mind of a 13-year-old. Comparisons to J.D. Salinger are Welcome.". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved February 13, 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ Judy Wilson (December 20, 2007). "What Exit?". New Jersey Jewish News. Retrieved February 13, 2008. 
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