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Monica Hesse (c) Robert Cox

Monica Hesse

Monica Hesse is a feature writer for the Washington Post.  Winner of the Edgar Award and a finalist for a Livingston and James Beard Award, she is also the author of Girl in the Blue Coat. She lives in Washington, DC.

Books by Monica Hesse

  1. Book CoverAmerican Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

    One of NPR's Best Books of 2017

    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

    A breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.