"I Was Told There'd Be Cake." "How Did You Get This Number." The kind of titles just witty enough to merit a quick flip through at the book store. The kind of flip through that merits an even quicker post-store purchase on Amazon. Talented titlist and author Sloane Crosley has been having a particularly good year. And for someone who's been on a full sail ahead roll since her debut as a New York Times best-selling author in 2008, that's saying a lot.
Her latest literary labor of love, a foray into the world of fiction, too was a national bestseller - and will no doubt come to entertain fans and illiterate masses aplenty once it hits the big screen. Between her type heavy days doing the lords work on tour for The Clasp, reading passages and signing copies from town to town like a rock star [all you stalkers/groupies can catch her next at The Strand this Monday, July 20th, adapting said novel into a screenplay, re-reading and musing upon the canonical classics with The Paris Review, chronicling the day to day musings of a smart person living in a slow world on Twitter, and and as of most most recently, heading up Vanity Fair's "Hot Type" section as contributing editor, we caught up with the author au moment to pick her mind on a variety of wit-inducing questions.
[Photos by Wendy Ploger]