Mary Karr
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.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.