Molly Shannon Is as Real as Ever in Her Charming Memoir Hello, Molly!
There is a moment, about halfway through Molly Shannon’s incredibly charming memoir, Hello, Molly!, that stopped me in my tracks. After describing years of striving in show business, then finally making Saturday Night Live, Shannon...By Lynn Steger Strong
Joan Didion Didn't Offer Us Answers
Cool is the word used most often to describe her: the Coca-Colas and the cigarettes each morning, the leotard and the typewriter, the scotch and the shawl. California. Writing for the movies to make a...By Lynn Steger Strong
Have I Lost My Selves Outside Motherhood?
I went on a walk with a friend the other day. He’s a writer. I am too. We were talking about books, which is our favorite thing to talk about. He’d come to meet me,...By Lynn Steger Strong
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