Emily Alexandra Gordon

Emily Alexandra Gordon

Copywriter, editor, and journalist

I'm a versatile, meticulous, and spirited writer, specializing in branded content, copywriting, and journalism. Preoccupations: books and culture, politics and social issues, technology and design.

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Seasons of her life madeleine albright ann blackman article
Salon

{Book review} Seasons Of Her Life: A Biography Of Madeleine Korbel Albright

Ann Blackman’s biography of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright can’t quite decide if it’s for the seminar room or the airport. It's nonetheless the compelling story of a shape-shifter who's lived multiple lives

God of the rodeo daniel bergner article
Salon

{Book review} God of The Rodeo: The Search For Hope, Faith, And a Six-Second Ride iIn Louisiana's Angola Prison

Daniel Bergner’s expansion of his eloquent Harper’s magazine story about the annual rodeo at Angola, La., state penitentiary, presses down hard on America’s open sores: race, class, masculinity, religion, family, violence.

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Salon

{Book review} “Horse Heaven” by Jane Smiley

A great big novel, jampacked with characters, that brings poetry to the dust and the lust of the racetrack.

Emily gordon review on parole by akira yoshimura article
Salon

{Book review} “On Parole” by Akira Yoshimura

A bestselling Japanese novelist depicts the grim aftermath of a grisly crime.

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{Book review} “You Are Worthless” and “The Pretty Good Jim's Journal Treasury” by Scott Dikkers

The editor of the Onion unleashes two collections of anti-humor laced with cyanide.