Curtis Sittenfeld

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Curtis Sittenfeld: ‘People misunderstood the sex scenes in Rodham’
The bestselling author on reimagining Hillary Clinton’s life, what novelists have learned from Covid and the mood in her home town, Minneapolis, since the murder of George Floyd

Anthony Cummins

08, May, 2021 @5:00 PM

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On my radar: Curtis Sittenfeld's cultural highlights
The author on Black Girl Baking, a cold-war-themed podcast and identifying with incredibly awkward reality TV stars

Curtis Sittenfeld

26, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld review – Hill minus Bill
Hillary Clinton’s life is brilliantly reimagined in Sittenfeld’s enjoyable sixth novel

Emma Brockes

24, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Tiger King and a bloody mary: Hilary Mantel, Simon Armitage and other writers on lockdown life
Simon Armitage pogos to neo-punk, Anne Enright craves for Cary Grant, The Seventh Seal cheers up Julian Barnes, Diana Evans works out to hip-hop and Jeanette Winterson talks to herself … writers reveal how they’re surviving the corona crisis

Compiled by Lisa Allardice

03, Apr, 2020 @1:58 PM

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Top 10 books about boarding school
From Evelyn Waugh to Molesworth, novels set in these places of privilege are microcosmic studies of oppression and rebellion

James Scudamore

18, Mar, 2020 @12:18 PM

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Hillary without Bill: Curtis Sittenfeld rewrites Clinton's personal history
Novelist says that in the run-up to the 2016 election, she began to imagine a life where Clinton ‘made different choices, personally and professionally’

Alison Flood

04, Feb, 2020 @12:14 PM

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You Think It, I’ll Say It By Curtis Sittenfeld review – the good, bad and ugly of female lives
Curtis Sittenfeld’s first story collection conjures a vivid cast of women – including a presidential hopeful – caught up in knotty social dilemmas

Alex Clark

20, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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You Think It, I’ll Say It: Stories by Curtis Sittenfeld – perfect miniature portraits
From a presidential candidate to a one-night stand, tales of pickled resentment and familiar, bitchy characters told in deadpan American prose

Katy Guest

04, May, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Curtis Sittenfeld: ‘I have declined to write fiction about Melania Trump double digits of times’
Best known for her fictionalised memoir of Laura Bush, the US author talks about inspiration, her debut short story collection, and Stormy Daniels

Lisa O'Kelly

22, Apr, 2018 @8:00 AM

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New Curtis Sittenfeld novel will imagine Hillary Clinton's life without Bill
As-yet untitled novel will tell the story of Hillary Rodham and her life after she turns down marriage proposal from Bill Clinton ‘once and for all’

Bonnie Malkin

09, May, 2017 @2:47 AM

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Best holiday reads 2016
From gripping fiction to history, brilliant poetry to biography, our guest contributors offer their recommendations for the beach and elsewhere

The Observer

10, Jul, 2016 @6:30 AM

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Why I love… Curtis Sittenfeld
Sittenfeld writes girls and women as they truly are, with shades of light and dark, with and without grace, apologetic as well as fearless

Bim Adewunmi

14, May, 2016 @5:00 AM

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