GALT NIEDERHOFFER started her own film production company, Plum Pictures, in her twenties. She has produced eleven movies, three of them Sundance Award-winners. She lives in New York City.
"A smart, edgy novel that is wickedly insightful about class and privilege, amusingly cynical about love and friendship, and thoroughly entertaining throughout." --Tom Perrotta"Illustrates why well-wrought cynicism never goes out of style." --The New York Times"An engrossing tale of family drama and true love--one that offers the pleasures of a layered, old-fashioned romance." --People on A Taxonomy of Barnacles"Droll and sophisticated . . . a winning, screwball comedy." --Entertainment Weekly on A Taxonomy of Barnacles"A clever, comic melodrama . . . At its funniest, A Taxonomy of Barnacles reminded me of the classic Hollywood screwball comedies from the thirties." --USA Today on A Taxonomy of Barnacles