Writer & This American Life-r. At work on a memoir, THE INVENTION OF THE TEENAGE GIRL, to be published by Random House.

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Susan Burton is at work on a memoir, The Invention of the Teenage Girl, to be published by Random House. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Slate, The New Yorker, and others. She is a contributing editor of This American Life and a former editor of Harper's. Her radio docume...

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Sep 19, 2017

"I can’t help imagining what she would notice about this room." Dana Spiotta, Joan Didion. One favorite on another.  https://www.vogue.com/article/joan-didion-the-year-of-magical-thinking-vogue-october-issue-2017 

May 11, 2017

RT @Nindoonjibaa: This is what it looks like when Terry marks up a book for an interview. She's the best in the game. #freshair30 https://t.co/poS5p4uV11

Mar 22, 2017

RT @lovelljoel: This is a beautiful story by a uniquely beautiful human being.I sat on a box in the storage room my first week at H…

Feb 03, 2017

RT @ThisAmerLife: This week we talk to people whose lives were affected by the president’s executive order on immigration. https://t.co/dVmNmnssAM

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