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.


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.