Monica Holloway

Monica Holloway is the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Driving with Dead People. She has contributed to the anthology Mommy Wars, from which her essay "Red Boots and Cole Haans" was described by Newsday as "brilliant, grimly hilarious." She lives in Los Angeles with her family.

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Cowboy & Wills
Driving with Dead People

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. SLOW DOWN. (I repeat this several times a day in my head, but I never do it.)

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Standing in a grassy meadow with every single member of my family as far back as time, and knowing as I take in each perfect face, that all is forgiven between every person there, and all that remains is love. And that's where we start over.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The Way by Neil Young, You're the Top sung by Louis Armstrong, Tom Traubert's Blues sung by Tom Waits, My Back Pages covered by Tom Corwin & Tim Hockenberry, Wrapped in my Memory by Shawn Smith, At Long Last Love sung by Sinatra

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not being braver.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. A nine pump, nonfat, no water, easy foam chai latte from Starbucks

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