Ada Calhoun

Ada Calhoun is the author of two nonfiction books recently published by W.W. Norton & Co.: St. Marks Is Dead was named a New York Times Editors’ Pick, Amazon Book of the Month, and one of the best books of the year by Kirkus, the Boston GlobeOrlando Weekly, and the Village Voice, which called it 2015’s “Best Nonfiction Book About New York.” Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give, out in Summer 2017, has been called “humorous, realistic, and loving…laugh-out-loud funny” (Publishers Weekly); “graceful, hilarious” (Library Journal); “moving, refreshing, funny” (Booklist); and “engaging, wise, lovely.” (Kirkus). As a freelancer, Calhoun has held an eclectic array of jobs: crime reporter for the New York Post, frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review, and ghostwriter of a dozen books for major houses, including several New York Times bestsellers.


See Ada Calhoun on Saturday, October 14th at 2:30 p.m. at Merten Hall, Room 1203, George Mason University. Click here for details.