About The Author

Karen Abbott is the 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. She has written for newyorker.com, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Salon and other publications. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book. 


Follow Me
RT @booksaremagicbk: TONIGHT! 7:30 @susanorlean @scahalan @adacalhoun & @KarenAbbott present #TheLibraryBook and chat about these belove… https://t.co/UjmEKQLM7p
Pioneering politician #ShirleyChisholm, born on this day in 1924, is getting a statue in Brooklyn:… https://t.co/IT4uADbwOQ
Global warming predictions of yore: https://t.co/YbombASoNo
@HollyZink2 I believe that's a fair assessment...
@ChrisAntoncich Those come out after she's drugged everyone unconscious.
Joan Crawford's rules for a successful dinner party: #HappyThanksgiving https://t.co/haH3mb5bxH
RT @AM2DM: Michelle Obama’s new book “Becoming” is out today, and @reetamac tells #AM2DM why it’s so impactful to read about h… https://t.co/4Au4uaeepF
@adacalhoun I know! HOW COULD I GET THAT WRONG? Perhaps we could amend for the next printing?