About Elizabeth Wurtzel

Elizabeth is the author of Prozac Nation, Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women, and More, Now, Again.  She has written for many publications, and recently graduated from Yale Law School.

Do You Like Being Married?

By May 13, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin Hey, sorry I've been a bit slow to reply. It's been a weird 24 hours. First, someone posted a really quite funny joke on the Yale Law School electronic bulletin board that was a … Read More

How Relationships End

By May 12, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin I agree with you the that Birkin bag situation amounts to madness. It's not like it brings you pleasure, like absinthe or cocaine, and yet it's being dealt with as such. Crazy! But women … Read More

What the Memoirist and the Comedy Writer Have in Common

By May 9, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin Hope you killed the man in Reno! You are so Johnny Cash! That is so Jew-y of you! I love that you are multitasking TV shows. Excellent! I too multitask, thereby accomplishing nothing, but … Read More

Describe Your Life in Six Words

By May 8, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin Just for fun, today I challenged my classmates to come up with six-word autobiographies of themselves, because apparently there is some new book that collects such thing. They came up with some good ones: … Read More

Buy Me a Birkin, Then Tell Me Your Secrets

By May 8, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin Okay, Ben, I am now writing to you once again with my physical address present, because I am going to explain to you about the Birkin bag, which is nothing like the Birkenstock sandal. … Read More

Married People Have Three Kinds of Affairs

By May 2, 2008

From: Elizabeth Wurtzel To: Ben Karlin This is a picture of my dog. I live with her. I do not live with the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates. I do not live with the 1986 New York Mets. I have never been … Read More