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Margaret Talbot

Margaret Talbot is an American essayist and non-fiction writer.[1] She is also the daughter of the veteran Warner Bros. actor Lyle Talbot, whom she profiled in an October 2012 The New Yorker article and in her book The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century (Riverhead Books, 2012).[2]

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LifeEdit

She is a staff writer at The New Yorker.[3] She has also written for The New Republic,[4] The New York Times Magazine,[5] and The Atlantic Monthly.[6] and was a regular panelist on the Slate podcast "The DoubleX Gabfest".[7][8]

Her first book, The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century, was published in November 2012 by Riverhead.

She was formerly a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation.[9] .

AwardsEdit

BibliographyEdit

Essays and reportingEdit

  • Talbot, Margaret (January 9, 2000). "The placebo prescription". Magazine. The New York Times.
  • — (February 24, 2002). "Girls just want to be mean". Magazine. The New York Times.
  • — (March 30, 2003). "A woman's work?". Magazine. The New York Times.
  • — (November 3, 2008). "Red sex, Blue sex". Dept. of Disputation. The New Yorker.
  • — (April 27, 2009). "Brain gain : the underground world of 'neuroenhancing' drugs". A Reporter at Large. The New Yorker.
  • — (January 2, 2012). "Stumptown Girl". Onward and Upward with the Arts. The New Yorker. 87 (42): 24–29.[10]
  • — (April 16, 2012). "Girls will be Girls". The Talk of the Town. Comment. The New Yorker. 88 (9): 39–40. Lena Dunham's Girls.
  • — (March 18, 2013). "About a boy : transgender surgery at sixteen". A Reporter at Large. The New Yorker. 89 (5): 56–65.
  • — (April 15, 2013). "Shots in the dark". The Talk of the Town. Comment. The New Yorker. 89 (9): 21–22.
  • — (May 13, 2013). "Game change". The Talk of the Town. Comment. The New Yorker. 89 (13): 21–22.
  • — (October 21, 2013). "Gone girl : the extraordinary resilience of Elizabeth Smart". American Chronicles. The New Yorker. 89 (33): 32–38.
  • — (October 28, 2013). "Home movies : Alexander Payne, High Plains auteur". Profiles. The New Yorker. 89 (34): 50–59.
  • — (February 16, 2015). "Not immune". The Talk of the Town. Comment. The New Yorker. 91 (1): 19–20. Retrieved 2015-04-24.
  • — (December 19–26, 2016). "Women in the White House". The Talk of the Town. Comment. The New Yorker. 92 (42): 43–44.
  • Talbot, Margaret & Philip Montgomery (October 30, 2017). "Faces of an epidemic : in Montgomery County, Ohio, opiod addiction permeates everyday life". Portfolio. The New Yorker. 93 (34): 50–59.[11]
  • — (April 2, 2018). "Dirty politics : Scott Pruitt's E.P.A. is giving even ostentatious polluters a reprieve". A Reporter at Large. The New Yorker. 94 (7): 38–51.[12]

AnthologiesEdit

Book reviewsEdit

Year Review article Work(s) reviewed
2009 Talbot, Margaret (January–February 2009). "Courage in profiles : how Marjorie Williams rendered the lives of Washington's powerful". Washington Monthly: 52–54. Williams, Marjorie. Reputation : portraits in power. Edited by Timothy Noah. Public Affairs.

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