Marie Brenner

Marie performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on March 7, 2023, speaking on the evening’s theme, “The Road Ahead.”

Marie Brenner is the author of seven books and writer at large for Vanity Fair. She has been a staff writer at The New Yorker, a contributing editor at New York, and has won numerous awards for her reporting around the world. Her exposé of the tobacco industry was the basis for the 1999 movie The Insider, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. She is also a producer of the 2019 documentary Where’s My Roy Cohn? Her most recent book is called The Desperate Hours: One Hospital’s Fight to Save a City on the Pandemic’s Front Lines.

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