Sarah Bird

Sarah Bird |
June 30, 2011

Sink or Swim

In an excerpt from Sarah Bird's new novel The Gap Year, a single mom prepares to send her only daughter off to college. Guess which one is a wreck.

Books |
May 31, 2008

Desperate Housewives

In this excerpt from writer-at-large Sarah Bird’s new novel, How Perfect Is That, the realities of life in early twenty-first century Austin become all-too-clear to a defrocked socialite.

Book Review |
May 31, 2008

How Perfect Is That

How Perfect Is That marks Sarah Bird’s return to the madcap plotting that was her stylistic calling card in late-eighties novels like The Boyfriend School. It’s an entertaining flashback, but why now? The Texas Monthly writer-at-large was coming off her two finest novels, The Yokota Officers Club…

Sarah Bird |
May 31, 2008

This Year’s Model

Hey, captains of industry: If Dr. Evil can have a Mini Me, why can’t the rest of us?…