Jeannette Walls wrote "The Glass Castle" which is a memoir of her early life. She also wrote Dish and Half Broke Horses. Along with writing those books she has also written many columns for the newspaper. She is well known for her work on the MSNBC.com gossip column "Scoop". She graduated from Barnard College in 1984 and wrote for many magazine and newspaper publishers. She has accomplished so much with what happened when she was younger and still continues to.