The New Yorker 9: Emily Liebert, Best Selling Author


A native New Yorker, Emily Liebert is a best-selling author with three books to her credit, including her most recent release “When We Fall” (Penguin Random House). Her next novel, “Those Secrets We Keep,” comes out in June, and she’s currently at work on her fifth book, set to publish in spring 2016.

1.Best thing about growing up in NYC?

Learning to be street smart from an early age

2. What is your favorite NYC restaurant?

Per Se

3. What is your favorite neighborhood?

Upper East Side where I grew up.

4. The best part of my job is…

Being able to make a living doing what I’m passionate about, while having the flexibility to work on my own schedule so I can spend plenty of time with my kids.

5.A visit to New York isn’t complete until…

You’ve had a hot pretzel from a street vendor and visited the Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park.

6.Subways or cabs?
It would be cooler to say subway, but – if I’m being honest – cabs.

7.Best advice you’ve ever received?

Never take no for an answer!

8.Must-have beauty item?

Maybelline Great Lash Mascara in Blackest Black.

9.What’s your definition of beauty?

Asymmetry. Perfection is not attractive to me.

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