The Books That Changed Us - Alex Mar

Episode 6

Alex Mar on the books that shaped her ability to reveal the hidden layers of outsider communities.

From the hosts of Longform, a 10-episode collection of interviews with authors about the books that made them who they are today. Guests include Krista Tippett, Saeed Jones, and Rebecca Traister.

Interviewee

Alex Mar

Alex Mar is a writer in New York City. Her first book, Witches of America, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015 in non-fiction, a New York Times Editors’ Pick, among The Millions’ “Most Anticipated Books,” on The Believer's and Huffington Post Books' year-end lists, and a Marie Claire “Top Book-Club Pick.” Her work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Oxford American, The Best American Magazine Writing 2018, and more.