About the Author
Eve Pell is the author of the acclaimed memoir We Used to Own the Bronx, in which she detailed her upbringing in a prestigious New York family and how she left that world of privilege for a career as an investigative reporter. She went on to report for three award-winning PBS documentaries and is an award-winning writer published in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, Ms., Runner’s World, and other publications. She is a former staff reporter at the Center for Investigative Reporting, taught journalism at San Francisco State University, and has won gold medals in international senior track and field competitions. She lives in San Francisco.