Lisa Dierbeck


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Lisa Dierbeck lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband. She is the author of two novels, The Autobiography of Jenny X (Mischief + Mayhem/OR Books) and One Pill Makes You Smaller (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a New York Times Notable Book. Her fiction and nonfiction have been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies. A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Dierbeck has contributed to such publications as The Boston Globe, Glamour, The New York Observer, The New York Times Book Review, People and O, The Oprah Magazine.

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One Pill Makes You Smaller:...

3.31 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 2003
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The Autobiography of Jenny X

3.03 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Corre, Alicia, corre

2.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2003
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Una Piccola Pastiglia Gialla

1.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2004
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The Baffler No. 26

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4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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“I pronounce you cured," he said. "My condition, however, is more critical. Alas. It's worsened considerably."
"What condition?" said Alice, testing her foot out, stamping it on the ground to see how sore it was.
"Being in love," he said, "with you."
Alice didn't look at him. "Since when?" she asked after a minute.
"Who can say? I think, probably, since the first second I laid eyes on you.”
Lisa Dierbeck, One Pill Makes You Smaller: A Novel

“She would let a speeding automobile hit her to show them all how unloved she was.”
Lisa Dierbeck, One Pill Makes You Smaller: A Novel

“God, you're broken," she said. "God, you're sick."
His gaze fell to his plaid blanket.
"You tore apart your puppet, didn't you?" said Alice. "And then you tried to fix it."
His eyes searched hers.
"You don't take good care of your toys, God," Alice said. "So I'm going to have to take the puppet away from you.”
Lisa Dierbeck, One Pill Makes You Smaller: A Novel



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