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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author 
of A Visit From the Goon Squad.

  • Sports July 27, 2011

    On Monica Seles

    The collective resentment of Monica Seles was an expression of our cultural discomfort with a kind of overt female aggression that seems to revel in itself.

    Jennifer Egan

  • Government December 2, 2004

    False Promises

    In American Dream, his masterful new book about welfare reform, Jason DeParle brings together two groups of people who rarely seem to meet: welfare policy-makers and welfare recipients.

    Jennifer Egan

  • Drug War and Drug Policy April 8, 2004

    Prison Without Walls

    Our nation's two-decade spree of building prisons and sentencing even nonviolent criminals to long spells inside them has produced a staggering number of incarcerated people in America--more than

    Jennifer Egan

  • Fiction October 9, 2003

    La Japonaise

    With each last reverberation from the world of 1960s and '70s radicalism--the recent parole of Kathy Boudin, for example, a member of the Weather Underground who served twenty-two years in pris

    Jennifer Egan