My Life as a Villainess

My Life as a Villainess

by Laura Lippman

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Overview

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman, a journalist for many years, collects here her recent essays exploring motherhood as an older mom, her life as a reader, her relationships with her parents, friendship, and other topics that will resonate with a large audience.  Her voice is wry and relatable, her takes often surprising.

 

Meet the Woman Behind the Books…

In this collection of new and previously published essays, New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman offers her take on a woman's life across the decades. Her childhood and school years, her newspaper career, her experiences as a novelist—Lippman finds universal touchstones in an unusual life that has as many twists as her award-winning crime fiction.

Essays include:

·         Men Explain The Wire to Me

·         Game of Crones

·         My Life as a Villainess

·         My Father’s Bar

·         The 31st Stocking

These candid essays offer long-time readers insight into the experiences that helped Lippman become one of the most successful crime novelists of her generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062997333
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/04/2020
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 110,008
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Since Laura Lippman's debut in 1997, she has been recognized as a distinctive voice in mystery fiction and named one of the "essential" crime writers of the last 100 years. Her books have won most of the major awards in her field and been translated into more than twenty languages. She lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family.

Hometown:

Baltimore, Maryland

Date of Birth:

January 31, 1959

Place of Birth:

Atlanta, Georgia

Education:

B.S., Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1981

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