Anna Holmes, perhaps best known as the founder of the women’s website Jezebel, was recently named to an elite cadre of columnists for the NY Times Book Review, which, as we understand it, means she is legally empowered to kill any writer whose prose is deemed “overly flabby.” Her own prose is impeccably lean and bright, as is evident in her new book, The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things. She’s also a lively talker as you can confirm here.
- PERSON: Harriet the Spy
- PLACE: a campsite in Death Valley
- THING: a 2006 red Mustang convertible
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.