Annalisa Quinn is a London-based writer. She is a book critic for NPR, and has written about arts and culture in the Guardian, New York Times Magazine, Times Book Review, Slate, Financial TimesNew Statesman, and other places

You can follow her on Twitter here and reach her via email at annalisa.quinn [at]

Selected work: 

New York Times Magazine: How Did ‘Witch Hunt’ Become the Complaint of the Powerful? 

NPR: On The Voyeur’s Motel and Gay Talese’s failure of ethics

NPR: On Deb Olin Unferth’s Wait Till You See Me Dance

New York Times Book Review: On Courtney Maum’s Touch

Slate: The Wonderful, Terrible Power of Food in Roald Dahl

NPR: An appreciation of The Toast 

NPR: On Eimear McBride’s radiant novel The Lesser Bohemians

NPR: On Ian McEwan’s Nutshell 

NPR: On Anne Carson’s weird, wild, and luminous Float

NPR: On Ben Lerner’s irresponsible Hatred of Poetry

NPR: An essay on murder, the media, and Maggie Nelson’s The Red Parts

The GuardianAn essay on fat, internet trolls, and Lindy West’s Shrill

More writing samples here.