Joshua Braff is an American author. His first novel, The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green, described by some as a Jewish coming of age tale, was published in 2004 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, and drew some comparisons to J.D. Salinger. 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. He has written for a number of literary journals. His second novel, Peep Show, was published in 2010.Joshua is the older brother of actor Zach Braff.