Susan Gregory Thomas is the author of In Spite of Everything: A Memoir (Random House: July 2011) and Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds (Houghton Mifflin: May 2007). Formerly a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report and co-host of public television’s "Digital Duo," she has also written for The Wall Street Journal, Time, The Washington Post, and Glamour, among others. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.