April 19, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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American Girl

Madeline Klosterman

Often mistaken for a foreigner, Madeline lives in Brooklyn and works in Manhattan.

The résumé

If a friend asks for a favor that includes saving him from his own disorganization, do you intervene?

How you get better

Once upon a time, a fresh-to-the-city New Yorker tried becoming an artist but backed away. Now she's starting over.

Come ti chiami?

Falling in love with Italy is the easy part, but it doesn't include learning the language.

Sanding along the grain

A visit to southwestern U.S. takes an author to beautiful landscapes, and a story of wood.

Pretending to remember

Meeting old friends can sometimes mean going along with imperfect recollections, but that's not what matters.

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