Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld (@csittenfeld) is the author of the novels Prep, American Wife, and Sisterland.

Holidays
Nov. 26 2013 11:57 AMA Very Careful ThanksgivingRaising a child with food allergies has shown me how generous people can be. I’m so thankful.
Doublex
Feb. 8 2012 11:23 AMThe Best Novel About a “De-Gaying Camp” Ever WrittenEmily Danforth’s new book, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, is a fantastic addition to the coming-of-age canon.
Politics
Nov. 1 2010 4:24 PMI Still Love Obama. Love. Love. Love.Am I the last person in America who still adores President Obama?
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Jan. 20 2009 7:23 AMA New Nation
Fiction
Jan. 19 2009 7:02 AMObamamaniacs
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Jan. 16 2009 6:58 AMStars and Stripes Forever
Fiction
Jan. 15 2009 6:48 AMGot Hope?
Fiction
Jan. 13 2009 7:04 PMYes, We Did
Family
April 23 2013 1:19 PMPlease Don’t Spill Your Child's Snacks All Over the PlaygroundIt seems like such a little thing, but it could save a food-allergic child’s life.
Culturebox
Dec. 16 2011 12:12 AMThe Mississippi River Ran BackwardThe strange story of the massive 1811-12 New Madrid earthquakes, and why Midwesterners still haven’t gotten over them. 
Fiction
Jan. 20 2009 7:23 AMA New Nation
Recycled
Jan. 19 2009 7:02 AMObamamaniacs
Fiction
Jan. 16 2009 6:58 AMStars and Stripes Forever
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Jan. 15 2009 6:48 AMGot Hope?
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Jan. 13 2009 7:04 PMYes, We Did

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Sept. 22 2014 2:12 PM Crusader, Sans Cape The superhero trappings of Gotham are just a clever disguise.
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Sept. 22 2014 12:14 PM Family Court Rules That You Can Serve Someone With Legal Papers Over Facebook
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.