Tara Isabella Burton
raconteuse of bizarre tales, clamberer over ruins
Speaking & Reading
SOCIAL CREATURE: A NOVEL
RELIGION & POLITICS
"The Rise of Progressive Occultism"
The American Interest
"A notorious pickup artist found God. A lot of angry white radicals do."
The Washington Post
"What Does Dying (and Mourning) Look Like In A Secular Age
" and more
Cult of One?
"Middle East Christians Flee Violence for Ancient Homeland
"Fear and Trembling in Las Vegas: The Street Preachers of Sin City
"There's No Sharp Distinction Between Cults and Regular Religion"
"Female Sufi Mystics of the Pankisi Gorge"
"Study Theology: Even if You Don't Believe in God"
"Pope Francis's Radical Environmentalism"
TRAVEL and PLACE
"A Toast to Georgia"
"People-Watching in Paris"
Gently Down the Stream
National Geographic Traveler
"An American in Iran"
"Dancing to the Music of Time"
The Economist's 1843 Magazine
"Tbilisi: the Edge of the Real"
Winner of the
2012 Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize
"Italy's Most Beautifully Haunting City"
The Wall Street Journal
The Dangers of Traveling While Female"
CULTURE and PERSONAL
The Gospel According to Fleabag
"How Books Sap the Soul and Poison Readers with Ideas"
The World of Yesterday"
The New Republic
"Keep Smiling: On Selfies and Dandies"
What's the Use: The Goncourt Brothers
The Paris Review Daily
The God of Walkers
"The Geography of Melancholy
The American Reader
"The Lost World of Stefan Zweig"
"The Rotted Heart of Sin",
Review of Books
I Have Seen the Future, Baby; It is Murder
forthcoming summer 2018)
Here Comes Your Ghost Again" in
Vol. 1 Brooklyn
"Children Will Listen"
"Things I Learned About Finance Bros by (Briefly) Dating a Finance Bro" a
The New Yorker's
Great Jones Street
The Taxidermist's Tale" in
Strange Tales V
(Tartarus Press, 2015)
"Methods of Divination"
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