Her books include (among others):
- Endangered Pleasures: In Defense of Naps, Bacon, Martinis, Profanity, and Other Indulgences
- They Went Whistling – Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
- Hail to the Chiefs: Presidential Mischief, Morals, & Malarkey from George W. to George W.
At the end of the Post interview (during which they polished off a bottle of wine), she sang this ditty to the interviewer:
I had a little hen and she had a wooden leg,
And every time she cackled, she would lay a wooden egg.
She was the best little hen that we had on the farm,
And another little drink wouldn’t do us any harm.
Sounds like my kind of dame.