July 2, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/11/2013

"My sister is not a large, pale, necrophiliac schizophrenic."

-- Karen Russell

Author Karen Russell would like to set the record straight.

“My sister is not a large, pale, necrophiliac schizophrenic,” she insists with a mix of bemusement and genuine exasperation. Furthermore, her sister has never professionally wrestled alligators nor slunk off into the Everglades for a midnight rendezvous with a sexually aggressive ghost. “She’s a really sweet girl!” sighs Russell.

Devoted fans of Russell’s writing, though, often confuse the characters in this wildly inventive fiction with those in the real-life family of the Coral Gables High class of 1999 grad.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Stiltsville
Stiltsville

Check out the Floridian town in the middle of Biscayne Bay, where historical houses still stand on water. Learn the history of Stiltsville and this extreme way of life.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Favorite 4th activity?

  • Picnic or beach with family/friends
  • Going out to see fireworks
  • BBQing at home
  • Just a regular Saturday for me

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe