Alina Tugend
BETTER BY MISTAKE: The Unexpected Benefits Of Being Wrong (Riverhead Books, 2011)

Alina Tugend writes the award-winning biweekly column “ShortCuts” for the New York Times, and a parenting column for Worth magazine. She was born and raised in Southern California and spent seven years in London before moving to Larchmont, New York, with her husband and two sons.