Curtis Sittenfeld



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Curtis Sittenfeld is the author of the bestselling novels American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams. Prep was chosen as one of the Ten Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, and American Wife was chosen as one of the Ten Best Books of 2008 by Time, People, and Entertainment Weekly.

Curtis’s non-fiction has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Salon, Slate, Glamour, and on public radio’s “This American Life.”

A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Curtis has interviewed Michelle Obama for Time, appeared as a guest on NPR’s “Fresh Air” and CBS’s “Early Show,” and been a strangely easy “Jeopardy!” answer.

Her latest novel is Sisterland, and I interviewed her by phone.

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House, 2013

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