Apr 25, 2018
With her keenly observed, winningly self-aware forays into the adventure of the everyday, Sloane Crosley makes her essays the voice of an ideal friend on a long journey – thoughtful, charming, and ready to turn any misfortune into a hilarious and beloved memory. Readers first discovered Crosley's irresistible voice in her bestselling collections I Was Told There Would Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number. She joined us recently to talk about her new book, Look Alive Out There, which pits her razor wit against everything from nightmarish neighbors to family secrets to a trip up an Andean volcano that ends in a fiasco. Our conversation began with a classic question: can you judge a book by its cover?