Jennifer Mendelsohn

NYT Bestselling author of The Hunger Games. Oh wait, that's not me. Mom. Journo/Ghostwriter (NYT, Slate, People, etc.) US Weekly Fashion Police snarker. Ex-LIer


Amanda, @TrappedAtMyDesk on Twitter, Dies, Age Unknown

She is survived by her 5,141 followers, but did she ever exist? 


No One Left to Remember Her


In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, herewith the words I read at my son Alec’s 2007 bris — when we officially gave him his Hebrew name.

May all those who perished rest in peace. And may all of us who remain honor their memories.


Amanda, @TrappedAtMyDesk on Twitter, Dies, Age Unknown

She is survived by her 5,141 followers, but did she ever exist? 


Medium Rare

The Unexpected Appeal of the Long Island Medium


Twenty-odd years after I left Long Island for good, the prospect of running into someone I know there…