It’s never that hard for me to imagine what it must feel like to be someone else, whether it’s an American teenage girl or a Japanese octogenarian man.
My boarding school experience was the only thing I had strong enough feelings to write about for hundreds and hundreds of pages. I can still smell the formaldehyde of the fetal pigs in biology.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you w...- Mark Twain
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind i...- Virginia Woolf
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.- Oscar Wilde
He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the ...- William Pett Ridge
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Elizabeth Curtis Sittenfeld was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is an American novelist. She is author of four novels: Prep, the tale of a Massachusetts prep school; The Man of My Dreams, a coming-of-age novel and an examination of romantic love; American Wife, a fictional story loosely based on the life of First Lady Laura Bush, and Sisterland, which tells the story of identical twins with psychic powers, as well as a number of short stories. At Stanford, she studied Creative Writing, wrote articles for the college newspaper, and edited that paper's weekly arts magazine. At the time, she was also chosen as one of Glamour magazine's College Women of the Year. She earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
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