My Brilliant Friend

I feel like I’ve been comparing a lot of authors/books to Curtis Sittenfeld/Prep, but I don’t care and I’m going to do it again: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante feels like a mix of Curtis Sittenfeld and Adriana Trigiani. The main character gives off that real angsty teenager vibe, but she happens to be … More My Brilliant Friend

Commencement

J. Courtney Sullivan has definitely worked her way onto my Favorite Authors list. She is lighter than but definitely reminiscent of Curtis Sittenfeld, especially with Commencement, which reminds me oh so much of Prep. Commencement is the story of four girls who attend Smith College in the late 90s/early 2000s– that’s pre-Facebook, people! — and become lifelong … More Commencement

Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

After absolutely devouring the long-anticipated (for me, anyway) Superficial, I have come to the conclusion that Andy Cohen is the male, gay, famous version of me. Is that weird? I love that Andy doesn’t pretend to be one of those famous people who hates being famous — he eats that ish up and is very upfront about it. … More Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries