Natalie Wexler is the author of two novels, The Mother-Daughter Show (Fuze Publishing, December 2011) and the award-winning A More Obedient Wife. Her essays and feature articles have appeared in the Washington Post Magazine, the American Scholar, the Gettysburg Review, and other publications. She has also worked as a temporary secretary, a newspaper reporter, a Supreme Court law clerk, a legal historian, and (briefly) an actual lawyer. She lives in Washington, D.C.
14 entries by Natalie Wexler
By Anne Trubek
This detailed account of a dying art is too quick to dismiss our most personalized form of communication.
By Daniel T. Willingham
A practical manual for instilling a love of books in children.
By Dana Goldstein
An engaging account of how the hurdles faced by beleaguered educators are nothing new.
By Lewis Buzbee
A baby boomer reflects on his life as a student.
Too radical for their time, these women even confused Karl Marx.
By Elizabeth Gilbert
The author of Eat, Pray, Love brings readers a 19th-century story of ideas.
Forget the cluelessness of 17-year-olds. It’s the parents who need coaching in this novel about the anxious world of college-essay preparation.
Nancy Rubin Stuart
Two women who flouted their families’ wishes and married men who played key roles in the Revolutionary War.
The life of Margaret Fuller, whose 19th-century struggles and triumphs still resonate today.