Mary Karr

Mary Karr, author of The Liars' Club and Cherry, is the Peck professor of literature at Syracuse University.

Memoir Week
March 27 2007 7:30 AMThe Liar's ClubHow I told my friends I was writing about my childhood—and what they said in return.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.