Linda Wolfe is an award-winning journalist and novelist. Among her many books are the novel Private Practices, which she based on her investigations of a pair of renowned New York twin gynecologists, and numerous works of true crime, including the nonfiction books Wasted: The Preppie Murder, Love Me to Death: A Journalist’s Memoir of the Hunt for Her Friend’s Killer, The Professor and the Prostitute and Other True Tales of Murder and Madness, a collection of her most notable crime articles and – the author’s favorite -- The Murder of Dr. Chapman, the story of an early nineteenth century school mistress accused of conspiring with a lover to kill her scientist husband. Wolfe is also the author of the classic work on food in literature, The Literary Gourmet.
A longtime contributing editor at New York Magazine, Wolfe’s articles and personal essays have appeared there and also in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Playboy, and many other major publications. Her short fiction has appeared in Southwest Review, the University of Kansas City Review, and other literary journals. A frequent judge of fiction and autobiography for the National Book Critics Circle annual awards, she is presently the book critic for the website, FabOverFifty.
Learn more at LINDA WOLFE.com.