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Occupation  author, teacher
Name  Jonathan Fast
Parents  Bette Cohen, Howard Fast
Relatives  Howard Fast (father)
Books  Ceremonial Violence

Nationality  American
Children  Molly Jong-Fast
Language  English
Role  Author
Siblings  Rachel Fast
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Alma mater  Princeton University, Columbia University, Yeshiva University
Spouse  Erica Jong (m. 1977–1982), Barbara Fast
Similar People  Molly Jong‑Fast, Erica Jong, Howard Fast, Malcolm Caldwell, Julius Fast

Jonathan Fast, Author and Associate Professor, Community Forum with Susan Shaner, 12/14/15

Jonathan Fast (born April 13, 1948) is an American author and social work teacher.


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Life and career

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Fast was born in New York City. He attended Princeton University, and earned graduate degrees at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. He has a daughter, Molly Jong-Fast, from his first marriage to author Erica Jong, and two sons from his marriage to Barbara Fast, a Unitarian minister.

As of 2017, Fast is an associate professor of social work at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University.

His father, Howard Fast (1914-2003), was the author of many best-selling novels, including Spartacus (1951), which became the basis for the 1960 film of the same name.


  • Science fiction
  • The Secrets of Synchronicity (1977)
  • Mortal Gods (1978)
  • The Inner Circle (1979)
  • "Prisoner of the Planets" (1980)
  • The Beast (1981)
  • Other fiction
  • The Golden Fire (1986)
  • The Jade Stalk (1988)
  • Stolen Time (1990)
  • Adaptations
  • Newsies (1992)
  • Non-fiction
  • Ceremonial Violence: a psychological explanation of school shootings (2008). ISBN 1-59-020047-0
  • Beyond bullying : breaking the cycle of shame, bullying, and violence (2015). ISBN 0-19-938364-2
  • References

    Jonathan Fast Wikipedia