May 13, 2013
The German investigative program titel thesen temperamente aired a segment on Unnatural Selection filmed with the author in Shanghai. Video will be posted soon. A synopsis is here.
May 8, 2013
Mara’s review of Peter Hessler’s Strange Stones: Dispatches from East and West appears in today’s Wall Street Journal. Read it here.
January 2, 2013
Mara has an article out in the January/February issue of the Atlantic on giving birth in the year of the dragon.
January 1, 2013
The German edition of Unnatural Selection is released under the title Das Verschwinden der Frauen. Copies can be ordered here.
September 19, 2012
Mara’s review of Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men: And the Rise of Women is online at Foreign Policy. Read the review here.
June 21, 2012
May 1, 2012
April 18, 2012
UNNATURAL SELECTION IS A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE!
February 21, 2012
Unnatural Selection is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize!
December 16, 2011
November 19, 2011
August 27, 2011
Foreign language update: in recent weeks Unnatural Selection has been featured in Der Spiegel (Germany), NRC (Netherlands), Dainik Bhaskar (India; published in Hindi), and il Giornale (Italy).
August 23, 2011
Mara discusses advances in fetal sex testing on the radio show Marketplace. Listen to the segment here.