Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fourteen books, including Good in Bed, The Littlest Bigfoot, and her memoir Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing. A graduate of Princeton University and contributor to the New York Times Opinion section, Jennifer lives with her family in Philadelphia. Visit her online at

Books by this Author

Little Bigfoot, Big City
The Littlest Bigfoot
Hungry Heart
Who Do You Love
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Don't pick it." My Mom told me that, and it applies to any number of situations.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Backup singer! I actually got to live the fantasy for a night when the Rock Bottom Remainders, an all-author supergroup, came to town, and I sang back-up on "Mustang Sally." I have no idea how I sounded, or even if my microphone was on, but I loved it, loved it, loved it.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm an excellent tipper, I know lots of dirty jokes, and I watch lots of bad reality TV. So if you're a struggling waitress who wants to talk about "America's Next Top Model," I'm your girl.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Meeting one of my literary heroes -- one of the men whose work made me think that I could become a writer, too. He turned out to be a horrible sexist who claimed to never read books by women. I'm still getting over that one.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I am terrifically thin-skinned, and I hold grudges. So don't piss me off! Not even accidentally!

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