A journalist who made feminism matter.

Examining culture and the arts.
Nov. 9 2005 11:07 AM

Marjorie Williams

A journalist who made feminism matter.

Download the MP3 audio version of this story here.

(Continued from Page 1)

Click here to read an essay by Tim Noah, Majorie Williams' husband, about going on tour for The Woman at the Washington Zoo, a book he didn't write.

Meghan O'Rourke is Slate's culture critic and an advisory editor. She was previously an editor at The New Yorker. The Long Goodbye, a memoir about her mother's death, is now out in paperback.

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Nov. 21 2014 1:38 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.