About The Author

Karen Abbott is the pen name of Abbott Kahler. She is the New York Times bestselling author of SIN IN THE SECOND CITYAMERICAN ROSE, and, most recently, LIAR TEMPTRESS SOLDIER SPY, named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and Amazon, and optioned by Sony for a miniseries. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book. 


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RT @emmagarman: By me @parisreview on Rosamond Lehmann's remarkable debut, published to scandal and acclaim 90 years ago this week https://t.co/y9O0GTUn9Y
"No New Yorker knows anything about New York": #NYC tourist etiquette guide, 1920: https://t.co/QDVVHoKgI4 https://t.co/qTOjuBvEKB
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Some really gorgeous writing here. https://t.co/pQCnC9j1WI
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Test for aspiring #librarians in #Chicago, 1925: #nationallibraryweek https://t.co/G2xShOuiyF
RT @emmagarman: My #longread on sculptor Camille Claudel, who died in an insane asylum and, 74 years later, has a museum in her name https://t.co/2OWg66Wr2O