Sloane Crosley | Grief is for People

Recorded Apr 3, 2024
Direct Download: 20240403-sloanec.mp3

“A fountain of observations” (The Boston Globe), Sloane Crosley is the author of three New York Times bestselling essay collections, How Did You Get This Number, Look Alive Out There, and I Was Told There’d Be Cake, which was a finalist for the 2009 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Exploring various aspects of life’s disappointments, morality, and modern love, her novels Cult Classic and The Clasp were named best books of the year by numerous publications. Crosley is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, a former editor of The Best American Travel Writing series, and her other work has appeared in The New York Times, Bon Appetit, The Village Voice, McSweeney’s, Vice, and Smithsonian. In Grief Is for People, she offers an elegiac examination of loss in the aftermath of her close friend’s death by suicide.

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