Jane Leder was born in Detroit, Michigan, the “Motor City” and original home of Motown. A “Baby Boomer” who came of age in the sixties, Leder is fascinated by the complexities of relationships between generations, between genders, and between our personal and public personas.
Dead Serious, a book about youth suicide, was named a YASD Best Book for Young Adults and has been reissued as an eBook. Brothers&Sisters explores relationships between siblings from childhood through old age. And Thanks For The Memories Love, Sex and World War II recounts how men and women during World War II sought love, sex and security in the midst of the upheavals of wartime.
Leder currently spends her time in Evanston, Illinois, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.