Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh is the literary editor of the New Republic. She has written for the New York Review of Books, Dissent, Bookforum, The Times Literary Supplement and Literary Review. Previously she was an editor at the New York Review of Books.

Infinite Jerk

Adrienne Miller’s memoir of her relationship with David Foster Wallace is part of an emerging genre of women coming of age via an older, powerful man.

Food, Interrupted

Bee Wilson's “First Bite” explores the roots of our disordered twenty-first century eating habits.

Complicated Fame

Interest in Joan Didion's personal life—and her personal belongings—has become insatiable.