Articles by Martha Southgate

August 4, 2011

Older and Wiser 19

Hot debuts, Young Lions, 5 Under 35… the publishing biz has decided that the kids are all right. But where does that leave those of us on the far side of 40?

September 22, 2009

#11: The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz 6

I grabbed it, flipped open to the directed page–and found there one perfect sentence.

December 11, 2007

A Year in Reading: Martha Southgate 5

Martha Southgate is the author of three novels, most recently, Third Girl From The Left. Her previous novel, The Fall of Rome, was named one of the best books of 2002 by Jonathan Yardley of the Washington Post. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children and is at work on a new […]