Sandra Newman was born in America but lived in England for 20 years before returning to New York. Her professions have ranged from academia to professional gambling. Her first novel, The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. She is also the author of the novel Cake; the memoir Changeling; How Not to Write a Novel, an irreverent how-to guide (with Howard Mittelmark); and The Western Lit Survival Kit: How to Read the Classics without Fear. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
ARTICLES FEATURING SANDRA
Language and the Postapocalyptic World
"The Country of Ice Cream Star" shares an interest in tearing down modern civilization so that the cornerstone of that civilization might be inspected....