Jackie is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling novel,The Deep End of the Ocean – chosen as the first book for Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club, and named by USA Today as the second most influential book of the past 25 years. She has subsequently written seven other best selling novels, including The Most Wanted, A Theory of Relativity, Cage of Stars, and Still Summer. She has written three Young Adult books, as well as four children’s books. Her essays on family, ethics and modern life have been widely anthologized. Jacquelyn was a member of the 2002 Fiction Jury for The National Book Awards.