Pamela Druckerman is an American journalist and author of Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, which has been translated into 21 languages. She’s also a Contributing Opinion Writer for the International New York Times, where she writes about cross-cultural issues.
Pamela’s Op-eds, articles and reviews have appeared in the Washington Post, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, New York Magazine, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair France and elsewhere. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, the Today Show, National Public Radio, the BBC, the CBC and Oprah.com, among many other news outlets. From 1997 to 2002 she was a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal, based in Buenos Aires, São Paulo and New York.
Bringing Up Bébé was a #1 best seller in the U.K. (Sunday Times); a top-ten best seller in the United States (The New York Times); and has appeared on best-seller lists in Germany, Russia and Brazil. She is also the author of Bébé Day By Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting and Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee.
Pamela holds a B.A. in philosophy from Colgate University and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. She was a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and has trained in improvisational comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She can manage in Spanish, French and English (and muddle through in a few others). She lives in Paris.