Lisa Birnbach


Lisa Birnbach is an award-winning journalist, cultural commentator, and best-selling author of "The Official Preppy Handbook" and "True Prep," among 22 other books, which have been translated into a dozen languages. She’s written for The New Yorker, New York, and other magazines. Once the Las Vegas Bureau Chief for Spy Magazine, she was a correspondent on "The Early Show" for three years, hosting the segment, ''Yikes! I'm a Grownup!'' From 2005 to 2007, she hosted the daily syndicated radio program, "The Lisa Birnbach Show," which won the 2007 Gracie awards for Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Comedy Show. And her three kids didn’t raise themselves. Follow her: @LisaBirnbach