Slate’s “The Ladder”: The All-Female Toxic Workplace

Jessica talks to Slate’s workplace columnist L.V. Anderson about Break in Case of Emergency.

“Anyone who has ever had an intolerable office job will probably see him- or herself in Break in Case of Emergency—which might be painful if the book weren’t so funny…We talked about the differences between female and male managers, the importance of not caring too much about being liked, and the Dear Prudence column that inspired part of the book.” (More)

Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter @ Adrian Kinloch

Jessica Winter is executive editor of newyorker.com and a former editor at Slate and Time. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Bookforum, The Believer, and many other publications. She lives with her family in Flatbush, Brooklyn.