Marisha Pessl


Friday, September 01, 2006

This summer, the literary world experienced a-star-is-born moment when 28-year old novelist Marisha Pessl's debut Special Topics in Calamity Physics received rave reviews and flew up the New York Times Best-Seller list. Kurt Andersen talks with Pessl about the inspiration behind her teenage heroine Blue Van Meer and how Pessl started writing.


Marisha Pessl

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