Marion Winik

30 entries
'Desperate Housewives of Roland Park'
'Desperate Housewives of Roland Park'
An abbreviated version of the opening essay from Marion Winik's 'Highs in the Low Fifties'

Arts, June 20, 2013

Sad But True (Well, Mostly)
Sad But True (Well, Mostly)
Tapping real-life family crises for comedy in 'Drinking Closer to Home'

Books, Jan. 13, 2011

Those Lazy, Crazy Days of Winter
Those Lazy, Crazy Days of Winter
A holiday out beats a holiday in

Features, Nov. 26, 2010

2010 Texas Book Festival
Not 'Drinking: A Love Story'
The epic friendship of two writers, dog-lovers, and ex-drunks

Books, Oct. 15, 2010

The Host on High
The Host on High
Some entertaining words of caution

Food, Dec. 22, 2006

Readings
Torch
Cheryl Strayed's debut novel, while addressing autobiographical themes, performs the old-fashioned magic of fiction – it builds a town, fills it with people, reveals their hearts and minds, lets loose upon them the forces of death and lust – and sees what happens

Books, May 19, 2006

Readings
No Touch Monkey and Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late
Traveling to exotic places with very little money presents many, many pitfalls, and author Ayun Halliday has encountered every one of them. Fortunately, she never leaves home without her solid gold sense of humor.

Books, Nov. 21, 2003

It's the Thoughts That Count
One Hundred Demons
These aren't holiday books; these are books to give people during the holidays, as gifts

Books, Dec. 6, 2002

Book Reviews
The Latest in Paper: Look at Me
Marion Winik reviews Jennifer Egan's startling National Book Award finalist, now in paperback.

Books, Oct. 4, 2002

Readings
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Books, Feb. 9, 2001

Lawyers Who Really Care

Dec. 25, 1998

Moore Is Better

Books, Nov. 20, 1998

We Can Be Heroes

Oct. 9, 1998

Like Being Killed

Books, Sept. 11, 1998

Akumal con Kids

May 29, 1998

The Originator, Not the Imitator
My Lunch With Anna Quindlen

Books, March 27, 1998

I Can't Wait to Get ADD!
The Disease of the Month Club

Feb. 20, 1998

Thoroughly Modern Mollie
A Vegetarian Cookbook Author Takes Broccoli to the 21st Century

Food, Nov. 28, 1997

Spin Dr. Mom
Public Relations in the Private Domain

Nov. 7, 1997

It Came From Corsicana
Mrs. Telling Meets Mrs. Not Telling

Books, Nov. 7, 1997

Literary Guisado
An Interview with Francisco Goldman

Books, June 6, 1997

Left of Staid
UT's Texas Center for Writers Reading Series

Books, May 9, 1997

Supercut
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

May 2, 1997

From Super Freak to Super Mom
Everybody Loves a Mommy Sometime

March 14, 1997

Bagel Schmagel
Boiled. Always.

Jan. 31, 1997

Women in Tights
Cookie Cutter Style

Nov. 29, 1996

The Oprah Diaries
I Was A Talk Show Guest... And Lived!

Nov. 22, 1996

Take Me Out of the Mall Game
Why I Hate to Shop

June 28, 1996

Love Nest
First Comes Love...

Books, Feb. 16, 1996

Mad Naked Night

May 19, 1995

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