Frances Ann "Fran" Lebowitz (born October 27, 1950) is an American author. Lebowitz is known for her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York sensibilities. Some reviewers have called her a modern-day Dorothy Parker.
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... Lebowitz was born and raised in Morristown, New Jersey, in an "observant" Jewish family ... After being expelled from high school and receiving a GED, Lebowitz worked many odd jobs before being hired by Andy Warhol as a columnist for Interview ... Social Studies in 1981, both of which are collected (with a new introductory essay) in The Fran Lebowitz Reader ...
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“A child who is not rigorously instructed in the matter of table manners is a child whose future is being dealt with cavalierly. A person who makes an admirals hat out of linen napkins is not going to be in wild social demand.”
—Fran Lebowitz (20th century)
“Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.”
—Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951)