Jennifer Egan

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

On Monica Seles 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.

Jul 27, 2011 / Jennifer Egan

False Promises 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 reci...

Dec 2, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Jennifer Egan

Prison Without Walls 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 A...

Apr 8, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Jennifer Egan

La Japonaise 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-...

Oct 9, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Jennifer Egan