Helen Thorpe is an author and journalist who has been a staff writer for the New York Observer, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. She has also been published in the New York Times Magazine, Slate and numerous other publications. Her radio stories have aired on This American Life and Sound Print. Her latest book, The Newcomers, hits shelves on November 14th.
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