When Sari Botton wasn’t receiving what she needed from her divorced parents, she took things into her own hands. She took coins from her annoying stepbrother’s money jar.
A personal essay from our Fine Lines series in which Sari Botton finds that not planning for death is, well, killing her.
Sari Botton explores the dark side of a tradition that has for millennia subverted women’s rights.
“Memoir is a total minefield, as you know. It’s best if you write the book and leave the country.”
Sari Botton talks to Paula Fox about Fox’s 1970 novel “Desperate Characters.”
Jillian Lauren on the challenges of holding nothing back as a writer—about her time in a harem, her life as a sex worker, and the fallout from her family’s response to her memoirs.
Sittenfeld’s smart debut novel about social dynamics at an exclusive boarding school remains relevant—and not just as a “coming of age novel”—a decade after it was first published.
“I moved to Lower Manhattan when I was seventeen. The only things I cared about were books and music.”
She published a short story in The New Yorker in 1992, then seemed to all but disappear. How author Katherine Heiny took her sweet time on the path toward publishing her new story collection.