Dr. Danielle Allen

Dr. Danielle Allen


Political Theorist • Public Intellectual • Cultural Commentator
Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Poet
Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Human Rights Advocate
Katherine Boo

Katherine Boo


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch


Historian • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author

Jessica Bruder


Bestselling Author • Journalist

NoViolet Bulawayo


Novelist • Essayist • Short Story Writer
Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo


Author • Essayist • Poet
Dr. Matthew Desmond

Dr. Matthew Desmond


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Urban Ethnographer
Heidi Durrow

Heidi Durrow


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist

Dr. Brian Fagan


Archaeologist • Author • Climate Change Historian
Dr. Sheri Fink

Dr. Sheri Fink


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist

David Finkel


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Dr. Alice Goffman

Dr. Alice Goffman


Author • Social Justice Advocate • Urban Ethnographer
Jeff Goodell

Jeff Goodell


Author • Energy & Environment Expert • Investigative Journalist
Dr. Allyson Hobbs

Dr. Allyson Hobbs


Historian • Author • Essayist
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon

Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon


Author • Energy & Security Expert • Political Scientist
John Irving

John Irving


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Screenwriter
Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Travel Writer
Mitchell S. Jackson

Mitchell S. Jackson


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Author • Cultural Commentator
Suleika Jaouad

Suleika Jaouad


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Emmy Award-Winner
Gish Jen

Gish Jen


Novelist • Essayist • Cultural Commentator
Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones


Bestselling Author • Novelist

Hillary Jordan


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Screenwriter
Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Social Justice Advocate

Sue Monk Kidd


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author
Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid


Novelist • Memoirist • Gardener
Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis


Social Critic • Author • Essayist

Lisa Ko


Novelist • Author • Essayist
Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Documentary Filmmaker

James Howard Kunstler


Social Critic • Journalist • Urban Planning Advocate

The Lacks Family


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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami


Novelist • Author • Essayist
Stephanie Land

Stephanie Land


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Economic Justice Advocate
Jeanne Marie Laskas

Jeanne Marie Laskas


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Memoirist

Kiese Laymon


Bestselling Author • Social Critic • Essayist
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Women’s Advocate
Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist

Imbolo Mbue


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Colum McCann

Colum McCann


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Novelist
Jeremy McCarter

Jeremy McCarter


Storyteller • Cultural Historian • Bestselling Author
Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste


Novelist • Essayist • Social Justice Advocate
Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller


Sociologist • Social Justice Advocate
Emily Nussbaum

Emily Nussbaum


TV Critic • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Essayist

Christa Parravani


Essayist • Memoirist • Women's Rights Advocate
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Eli Saslow

Eli Saslow


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Journalist • Author
Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot


Bestselling Author • Journalist
Rachel Louise Snyder

Rachel Louise Snyder


Journalist • Author • Domestic Violence Advocate
Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson


Journalist • Author • Tech Industry Expert
Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett


Public Radio & Podcast Host • Bestselling Author • Social Entrepreneur

Jesmyn Ward


National Book Award Winner • Essayist • Memoirist
Edmund White

Edmund White


Novelist • Social Critic • Memoirist
Dr. Ellen Wu

Dr. Ellen Wu


Historian • Author • Cultural Commentator