It’s about the importance of all of us speaking freely, even if people wanna silence us. So that we can become the kind of women our younger selves would admire.
I need to be able to say that I work at The New York Times, that I live in an elevator doorman building in Tribeca, and that my name is Ani Harrison because I married the lacrosse captain of Nantucket.[to Nell]
One day, I’ll have a corner office with my own insufferable display of prestigious and frankly phallic-looking awards. Until then, I pretend I’m important.
I intend to send a very clear message. This is an heirloom. We don’t just have money. We come from money. Take your best shot.
I don’t know if I’m fun. I don’t know what’s me and what part I invented to make people like me.[to Luke]
I am this close to becoming Ani Harrison, senior editor at The New York Times Magazine, to becoming someone people can respect.