Hi everyone! I’m taking a small break from this blog while I promote my book (please buy it! <–see, like that), work on my new column for The Awl (more on that soon!), and spend time with my family (not in an “I’m a disgraced political figure” way, in the real way). Soon, I’ll be […]Read more "Hiatus? They should call it “Bye-atus.”"
For the two chapters of Schadenfreude, A Love Story (OUT NOW! YOU CAN BUY IT IF YOU WANT!) set in Berlin in 1997, I’ve already spread the most embarrassing corresponding photos all over the Internet (they’re with preview excerpts of the book you can read and then enjoy enough to buy the rest of it, […]Read more "AV Supplement: Ostalgie, Wohngemeinschaft"
Sup, dorks! I mean: GREETINGS, BELOVED READERS, I love you and beseech you to keep reading. Have you ever noticed how anyone with a book out literally loves anyone who says anything about her book? It’s true. I ALSO specifically love you specifically and unconditionally — don’t get me wrong — but I’m just saying. Chapter […]Read more "AV Supplement Nummer 3 u. 4: Artisanal. Travel. Journal."
Oh hey, didn’t see you there. Just kidding, I see you and I’m freaking out. It’s the day Schadenfreude, A Love Story drops, and I am THIRSTY AS FUCK. I want you to buy it. I want you to read it. I want you to like it. This is the second in a weeklong series […]Read more "Schadenfreude Audiovisual Supplement Chapter 2: Sprachgefühl"
Guten Tag, Friends! Today, Schadenfreude, A Love Story releases to the world. (It’s true! You can buy it!). Each chapter of this book is titled with an untranslatable German word that I then attempt to illustrate by way of my bumbling adventures with Germans (or the German-adjacent, or Teutonophiles). Each chapter also contains a multitude of […]Read more "Schadenfreude Audiovisual Supplement Chapter 1: Jugendsünde"