Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe is the author of The Gilded Years, The Price of Inheritance, and The List. A former Politico reporter, her writing has also appeared in Washington Life, Huffington Post, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and The Washington Post. She has made frequent appearances as a celebrity and politics expert on Entertainment Tonight, E!, Inside Edition, CNN, The CBS Early Show, and Extra. She once worked for the King of Belgium and has traveled to over forty-five countries. A graduate of Vassar College, Karin lives in Washington, DC. To learn more visit KarinTanabe.com.

Books by this Author

The Gilded Years
The Price of Inheritance
The List

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Don't sweat the small stuff!" I'm also a fan of: "Do crazy things with your hair while you still have hair to do it with."

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Don't Stop Believin' by Journey, Teenage Dream by Katy Perry, America by Simon & Garfunkel, This Shirt by Mary Chapin Carpenter, Somebody Like You by Keith Urban

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

A. French fries with mayo!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I try to always see the glass half full.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I absolutely detest rodents with tails. Weirdly, I'm fine if they don't have tails but rats and possums give me an extreme case of the hebe jebes!

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