Leigh Newman

Literary Essays


Book reviews, travel pieces and essays from New York Times, Real Simple, Vogue, O The Oprah Magazine, and other publications:


Love, Marriage, And Camping in the Rain

Real Simple
( Link )

Call of the Wild (Excerpt of Still Points North)

Vogue
( Link )

Big, Not-So-Bad Wolves

The Common
( Link )

Love, Friendship and the 50-Cent Cheese Stick

Oprah.com
( Link )

9 Almost Impossible Dreams You Can Never (Ever) Give Up On

Oprah.com
( Link )

A Family That Takes No For An Answer

The New York Times
( Link / download PDF )

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The New York Times
( Link / download PDF )

Diane and Michael

My Parents are Awesome (Villard)
( download PDF )

Confessions of a Secret Game Eater

Tin House - Volume 8 / Number 4
( download PDF )

Venice: Having a Lovely Time... Glad You're Not Here

The Collected Traveler, Venice (Crown)
( download PDF )

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