She wrote about her life as a girl in 1990s New York, a period in which she used drugs and alcohol heavily. In 1997 she underwent a substance abuse rehabilitation program at the Hazelden Foundation. She is the daughter of Erica Jong and Jonathan Fast, and the granddaughter of Howard Fast.
She is the author of a novel, Normal Girl, a memoir, Girl, and The Social Climber"s Handbook (published in 2011 by Random House).
They have three children.