Emma McLaughlin, with Nicola Kraus, is the New York Times bestselling authors of The Nanny Diaries, Citizen Girl, Dedication, Nanny Returns, and their young adult novels, The Real Real and Over You. They work together in New York City. For more information visit EmmaAndNicola.com.
A Conversation with Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
1. Nanny Returns really captures a particular time and place: New York City on the verge of financial meltdown. What kind of research did you do for the setting of the novel?
In 2008 there was a distinct moment when rush hour on our subway lines, which had always been packed with young professionals, became eerily empty as companies fired those they had most recently hired. The fear was palpable...