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Nicola Kraus

Nicola Kraus

The New York Times Bestselling Author of The Nanny Diaries (Macmillan)

Founder of The Finished Thought

Nicola Kraus is the co-author of numerous bestsellers, including The Nanny Diaries (Macmillan) Citizen Girl (Simon & Schuster)  Nanny Returns (Simon & Schuster), and Dedication (Simon & Schuster). She has also written for Paramount and Sony Pictures. In addition to her creative work, she is a founder of The Finished Thought, a creative consulting firm that helps aspiring authors in the fiction and nonfiction world turn their ideas into books.

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The Nanny Diaries

Praise for The Nanny Diaries

The New York Times Bestseller, St. Martin’s, March 1, 2003

“Diabolically funny.”

The New York Times

“A National Phenomenon.”


“[Nanny is] Mary Poppins channeling Dorothy Parker.”


“Impossible to put down.”


“McLaughlin and Kraus… [have a] carefully calibrated sense of compassion and delicious sense of the absurd.”

Entertainment Weekly