Rachel Friedman

Rachel Friedman is the author of The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure (Bantam Books, 2011). It was chosen as a Target Breakout Book and selected by Goodreads’ readers as one of the best travel books of 2011.  She’s written for The New York TimesNational Geographic Traveler,  New YorkBUST, BitchCreative NonfictionThe Chronicle of Higher Education, Bon Appetit, Gadling, and Nerve, among others.  She’s a contributor to The McSweeney’s Book of Politics and Musicals (Vintage, 2012) and the forthcoming The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 8 (Travelers’ Tales, 2013), and the winner of Creative Nonfiction‘s 2012 Australia Essay Contest. www.rachel-friedman.com

 

Stories by Rachel:

  • Travels with Carly

    “I’m pregnant,” Carly said.  It was only 7 a.m. in Australia and her voice was still raspy. In my Skype box, she looked tired but happy – and totally unruffled – as she followed one confounding statement with another. “And I’m getting married.” “You’re joking,” I said. “I mean… You’re not serious. Are you serious? […]–Read more

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