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Curtis Sittenfeld

Reading Bobby, Arlene and Jane

Sara Davidson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Books
Sara Davidson

I found the video on YouTube: Bobby Kennedy speaking to a rally of black people in Indianapolis in 1968, on the night Martin Luther King was shot. Bo...

Best-Selling Author Writes Romance Novel To Prove She's Superior

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.24.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld has been getting beaten up by romance writers and readers because she's said that most romance novels are badly written. T...

Mother-Writer: An Interview With Curtis Sittenfeld

Kristen Levithan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Kristen Levithan

Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams. Her latest novel, Sisterland, is a gripping, intimate po...

Trollope's Austen Update Is Too Faithful to Austen

Deborah Yaffe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Deborah Yaffe

Trollope is a nimble novelist, but her slavish devotion to every twist and turn in Austen's story makes her book a pale, unsatisfying shadow of the dark, edgy original.

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 28: The Science of Sisters

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 09.14.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

Sisterland is the story of two sisters, identical twins. Both twins are afflicted/gifted (depending on which sister you're talking to) with a form of ESP.

What's In Her Desk?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.17.2011 | Women

To quote Christina Norman, put simply, "Work's hard." And if you're anything like us, you have a few can't-work-without-them items that help you get t...

Short Stories for $3.99: the Atlantic/Kindle Deal is Not So New

Wednesday Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Wednesday Martin

As of December 7, short stories by Christopher Buckley, Edna O'Brien (and by January Curtis Sittenfeld, and presumably many others) are available on Kindle, courtesy of a deal with the Atlantic Monthly.

Jason Linkins

Laura Bush Having Greater Success Than George Shopping Memoir | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush's plans to pen a memoir of his time in office may have been curtailed, but he's not going to be able to take comfort in the fact that a...

Election Day: Reflecting Back Before Moving Ahead

Linda Kulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Kulman

Why is this my W. moment when I've tried so hard to ignore all things Bush over the previous seven and five-sixths years of his presidency?

Curtis Sittenfeld's American Wife Provides Fictionalized Portrait Of Laura Bush

Huffington Post via Radar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Curtis Sittenfeld, the bestselling author of Prep and The Man of my Dreams, has penned a fictionalized account of Laura Bush's life to be released in ...