janet lee berg

About me

Janet has published a hardcover book, called “Glitz of the Hamptons,” about an aging character who’s lost on a journey home, showing the true beauty of the Hamptons known for its affluence and glamour, reminding us that all that glitters is not gold. Janet Berg’s work has been featured in Dan’s Papers, The Southampton Press, The Independent, The Montauk Quarterly, and was interviewed on WHTV Television show.

She has completed her first novel, “Rembrandt’s Shadow,” based on stunning true life events of her family. Raised in pre-WWII, Holland, Sylvie Rosenberg, the privileged daughter of a renowned Jewish art dealer, spends the first fourteen years of her childhood without ever knowing her father’s love. Until the day that he traded one of his beloved masterpieces to the Nazis in exchange for her life. (* Written about in the New York Times, Heirs Make Huge Claim Over Dutch Art Trade.)

Also, in progress is her sequel titled “Restitution.”

From my website


Dear Mom, Only your Singer knows how many times you pricked your fingers with the needle. How many times the bobbin bopped up and down, singing your praises. Since you were only fourteen, when you were forced to quit school and work in a sweat shop to help put food…


Grammar never came naturally to me. Neither has my “regularity.” I know this is a personal topic, and the colonoscopy is to be taken seriously, but I can’t help my warped sense of humor. Not being able “to go” is uncomfortable. Bloat is not a pretty word. All my husband…


After I graduated Stew School from Capitol International Airways on June 18, 1971, I got to fly all over the world. It was during the glamour days of flying – little white gloves, shoulder-padded blue skirt suits, coiffed hairdos, and broad smiles. At 22, I was fearless and faced turbulence…

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