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Sloane Crosley

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Sloane Crosley is the author of the New York Times bestsellers I Was Told There'd Be Cake (a Thurber Prize finalist) and How Did You Get This Number. The Clasp is her first novel. A frequent contributor to The New York Times, she lives in Manhattan.

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Sloane Crosley It's funny, I don't think of myself as ever having written memoir. Narrative essays feel different than "this is my life, people." But mostly, I just…moreIt's funny, I don't think of myself as ever having written memoir. Narrative essays feel different than "this is my life, people." But mostly, I just go with my gut. I would advise anyone to do the same so long as you keep in mind that you're going to be living with that decision and that body of work for a long time. In short: Go where your heart tells you to go. Then consult your brain about logistics.(less)
Sloane Crosley Oh, man. It's too difficult. But I would say the cheese-to-cracker ratio has to be good. And not too much brie. As a culture, there's just far too…moreOh, man. It's too difficult. But I would say the cheese-to-cracker ratio has to be good. And not too much brie. As a culture, there's just far too much focus on brie. (less)
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I Was Told There'd Be Cake

3.45 avg rating — 28,787 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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How Did You Get This Number

3.49 avg rating — 9,453 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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The Clasp

3.02 avg rating — 4,342 ratings — published 2015 — 22 editions
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Up the Down Volcano

3.48 avg rating — 537 ratings — published 2011
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The Pony Problem

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“Life starts out with everyone clapping when you take a poo and goes downhill from there. ”
Sloane Crosley, I Was Told There'd Be Cake
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“If you have to ask someone to change, to tell you they love you, to bring wine to dinner, to call you when they land, you can’t afford to be with them. It’s not worth the price, even though, just like the Tiffany catalog, no one tells you what the price is. You set it yourself, and if you’re lucky it’s reasonable. You have a sense of when you’re about to go bankrupt. Your own sense of self-worth takes the wheel and says, Enough of this shit. Stop making excuses. No one’s that busy at work. No one’s allergic to whipped cream. There are too cell phones in Sweden. But most people don’t get lucky. They get human. They get crushes. This means you irrationally mortgage what little logic you own to pay for this one thing. This relationship is an impulse buy, and you’ll figure out if it’s worth it later.”
Sloane Crosley, How Did You Get This Number

“I do want to get married. It's a nice idea. Though I think husbands are like tattoos--you should wait until you come across something you want on your body for the rest of your life instead of just wandering into a tattoo parlor on some idle Sunday and saying, 'I feel like I should have one of these suckers by now. I'll take a thorny rose and a "MOM" anchor, please. No, not that one--the big one.”
Sloane Crosley, I Was Told There'd Be Cake

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