Kathryn Schulz

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Kathryn Schulz is an American journalist and author, and the book critic for New York magazine.

American journalist and writer Kathryn Schulz

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Kathryn Schulz is a journalist whose freelance writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Nation, Foreign Policy, and The Boston Globe, among other publications. She also wrote “The Wrong Stuff,” a blog on Slate (magazine), and contributes to the Freakonomics blog at The New York Times.

Schulz began her career in journalism writing for the now-defunct Feed Magazine, one of the earliest online magazines. From 2001 to 2006, she was the editor of the online environmental magazine Grist. Before that, she was a reporter and editor for The Santiago Times, of Santiago, Chile, where she covered environmental, labor, and human rights issues. She was a 2004 recipient of the Pew Fellowship in International Journalism (now the International Reporting Project), and has reported from throughout Central and South America, Japan and the Middle East. Schulz is a graduate of Brown University. Schulz was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and currently resides in New York state.

Reviewing her book Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error, Dwight Garner wrote "Ms. Schulz’s book is a funny and philosophical meditation on why error is mostly a humane, courageous and extremely desirable human trait. She flies high in the intellectual skies, leaving beautiful sunlit contrails."[1] Daniel Gilbert described her as "a warm, witty and welcome presence who confides in her readers rather than lecturing them. It doesn’t hurt that she combines lucid prose with perfect comic timing...."[2]

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Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error, Ecco / HarperCollins, June 8, 2010

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