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woman about town. staff writer @newyorker. also: writing a book called magpie for @aaknopf + a coffee table book about letters for @penguinrandom.

Desert Flower in the Big Apple
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2 days ago
i know there have been many sondheim tributes but i wanted to write about something close to my heart: the way he wrote bangers for broads of a certain age
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9 hours ago
I rarely feel confident enough to give anyone advice about anything, but here's something small that has changed my life as a writer: a kindness log.
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6 hours ago
it’s roasting chicken over cabbage in a cast iron pan season
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8 hours ago
happy PEN15 day to those who celebrate
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11 hours ago
already bracing myself for 2025
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11 hours ago
we are officially in the 100th anniversary of fitzgerald books years...stay vigilant people, there will be gatsby content everywhere
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11 hours ago
i would never give back the hours of my life i spent adorning each issue with the sticker tabs it came with
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11 hours ago
the feminine urge to wish lucky magazine was still a magazine
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13 hours ago
as she is a person who studies being famous, egot-ing is basically the olympics of fame, and she won't stop until she has the gold...believe this
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rachel syme
13 hours ago
i've never known anything more true in my life
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13 hours ago
gaga is going to egot
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rachel syme
13 hours ago
also lol everyone saying "but every mom already has the waterlilies scarf from the met store"...the met store is the GOAT but also the gateway drug for museum shoppery and you have to push past the monet table mentally and imaginatively! the monet table is for rubes!
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rachel syme
14 hours ago
other things this gift guide will include: toothpick bird! a feather quill! a campfire harmonica! i must be stopped
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14 hours ago
the key -- i will explain this -- is that the scarf needs a STORY and you must tell the story in the giving (either through a card or verbally etc) and then the scarf will ALWAYS have the story, otherwise its just a piece of silk you bought on a whim because it has matisse on it
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rachel syme
14 hours ago
scarves always edge dangerously close to "i didn't know what else to get you but you are a middle-aged woman so...i guess...this?" but if you are intentional about it it can be a home run...a VERY dangerous game!!!!!!
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rachel syme
14 hours ago
writing my museum shop gift guide and i think i need to devote an entire section just to scarves: are they good gifts? or are they the piano key tie of the silken gifting universe? my contention is they are GOOD but you have to do it right
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14 hours ago
MONDAY NIGHT! Come talk NEW YORK .
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