Elinor Lipman

Elinor Lipman is the author of 13 books of fiction and nonfiction, including The Inn at Lake Devine, Isabel’s Bed, The Family Man, Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus, and most recently The View From Penthouse B and I Can’t Complain: (All Too) Personal EssaysShe was the 2011-12 Elizabeth Drew professor of creative writing at Smith College, and is secretary of PEN-America.  Her novel, Then She Found Me, was adapted into a 2008 feature film directed by and starring Helen Hunt. She lives in Manhattan and writes a weekly column for Parade.com, “I Might Complain…”, about life’s little annoyances.