Liz Phair talks with Ariel Levy and performs live
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About Liz Phair talks with Ariel Levy and performs live
Liz Phair, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, composer, and guitarist, released her critically acclaimed début, “Exile in Guyville,” in 1993; the retrospective “Girly Sound to Guyville” was released last year, in celebration of the album’s twenty-fifth anniversary. Phair’s five additional albums include “Whip-Smart” and “Liz Phair,” both of which went gold in the U.S. The latter’s lead single, “Why Can’t I?,” was also certified gold. Her first book, the memoir “Horror Stories,” will be released in October.
Ariel Levy joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2008. She is the author of “Female Chauvinist Pigs” and the Times best-seller “The Rules Do Not Apply,” a memoir published in 2017 and drawn from her National Magazine Award-winning essay, “Thanksgiving in Mongolia.” Before joining The New Yorker, she was a contributing editor at New York, where she profiled Liz Phair in 2005.