December 2, 2013

Mara’s investigation for Science on China’s thriving black market in academic papers is featured by BBC World and Wired UK.

September 29, 2013

BBC’s Our World featured an interview with Mara in a segment on China’s burgeoning population of bachelors. A synopsis is here (video viewable in UK only).

May 13, 2013

The German investigative program titel thesen temperamente aired a segment on Unnatural Selection filmed with the author in Shanghai. 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

The Japanese edition of Unnatural Selection hits bookstores in Japan. 

May 1, 2012

Unnatural Selection is now out in paperback. Buy the book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or IndieBound.

April 18, 2012


February 21, 2012

Unnatural Selection is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize!