Anna Wiener is a writer in San Francisco and frequent contributor to the New Republic.
Meet the hackers trying to solve the problem of death.
Eight writers on the meaning of Olympic sports. Part 1: Ping Pong.
Virginia Heffernan's new book argues that the internet is a work of art.
Ellen Ullman's early journey to the heart of Silicon Valley and her radical vision for its future.
A new biography of Aaron Swartz tells the story of the ongoing fight between open-data philosophy and the federal government.
In a culture that often underrates female friendships, a new book of conversations between two friends is invaluable.
Luc Sante’s new book looks longingly back at a more sinful time
Witold Rybczynski’s new book skewers the avant garde, but overlooks prisons and urban shrinkage
Helen Phillips’s novel evokes the menace of mundane work
Linda Rosenkrantz’s realist experiment
Her latest nonfiction collection, 'After The Tall Timber,' is a guidepost for the post-9/11 generation