Deborah Copaken is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including Shutterbabe, The Red Book (longlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction), Between Here and April, and Ladyparts, her most recent memoir of bodily destruction and resurrection during marital rupture.

A contributing writer at The Atlantic, she was also a writer on the Emmy/Golden Globe-nominated Netflix hit, Emily in Paris, a performer (The Moth, etc.), and an Emmy Award–winning news producer and photojournalist. Her photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times.

Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Observer, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Slate, O, the Oprah Magazine, Air Mail, and Paris Match, among others. Her column “When Cupid Is a Prying Journalist” was adapted for the Modern Love streaming series. She is the writer, producer, CEO, and publisher of the Substack Ladyparts.

The Red Book by Deborah Copaken Kogan

The Red Book

by Deborah Copaken Kogan

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