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About Lori Gottlieb
Lori Gottlieb is the New York Times bestselling author of Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough, a surprising look at modern love, marriage, and what really matters for true romantic happiness. A New York Times Editors' Choice selection, the book was an international bestseller and has been translated into 14 languages.
Lori's other books include the national bestseller, Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self, an American Library Association "Best Books" selection and Book-of-the-Month Club selection that was optioned for film by Martin Scorsese; Inside the Cult of Kibu: And Other Tales of the Millennial Gold Rush, an exposé of her experience as editor-in-chief of an online magazine with a mission to "empower" teen girls but whose culture devolved into "Heathers meets Lord of the Flies"; and I Love You, Nice to Meet You (co-written with Kevin Bleyer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), which comically explores the status of modern relationships from the male and female points of view.
A contributing editor for The Atlantic, Lori has also written for such publications as The New York Times, Time, People, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, Redbook, Self, Parents, Slate, More, and Salon and has contributed commentaries and feature stories to NPR’s All Things Considered, This American Life, Weekend Edition, and Marketplace. Lori has also co-created original pilots for Showtime, Oxygen, TBS and Nickelodeon, and was a staff writer on the NBC/Bravo series Significant Others, a sitcom about couples in therapy.
Lori has been featured on, among other programs, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, CNN, Dr. Phil, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, CNBC, Oprah Radio, and NPR's "Talk of the Nation." She is a parenting expert for Lifetime Moms and speaks frequently at events across the country on topics including parenting, relationships, teen girls, body image and media culture.
When she's not writing, she's helping people to live more fulfilling lives and consulting with organizations to help make their programming, events, and organizational culture better.
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