James Marcus

James Marcus is the author of Amazonia: Five Years at the Epi- center of the Dot-Com Juggernaut and seven translations from the Italian, including Giacomo Casanova’s The Duel. He is the former editor of Harper’s Magazine and has contributed to the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Harper’s, the American Scholar, VQR, the Guardian, the Nation, and Best American Essays. He also edited and introduced Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage and is currently at work on his next book, Glad to the Brink of Fear: A Portrait of Emerson in Fifteen Installments.

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