Mara Naselli

Mara Naselli was once the nonfiction editor for She lives in Chicago.

A Civil Action

I just finished A Civil Action by Jonathon Harr, a masterly piece of research, reporting, and narrative. I recently picked up Among the Thugs by Bill Buford at a tiny used bookstore. Last I night finished Marilynne Robinson's "The Waste Land," a sharp, short piece published in an early issue of Granta and reprinted in …

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Truth in Memoir

James Frey gave the public what it was looking for, and was probably a little more subject to its whim than he realized.

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