* Stories about HIV, sex and relationships, addiction, recovery, family, class-told with street-smart humor. * From Poz magazine cover story, 1998 fiction issue : "Carter, the bad girl in the celebrated Roiphe literary clan (Carter is her middle name-she dropped the Roiphe) was born in 1960 to writer Anne Roiphe, whose 1970 novel Up the Sandbox was made into a movie starring Barbra Streisand . . . Both Emily's sister and her mother have used parts of her biography in their own writing. Ten years younger than Emily, Kate Roiphe earned a PhD in English from Princeton University, contributed articiles to Harper's, Esquire, and The New York Times, and then made a national stir wiith her first book, The Morning After: Sex, Fear and Feminism. . . . Roiphe followed up her success with her 1997 current affairs book, Last Night in Paradise: Sex and Morals at Century's End."