Amanda Katz

Katz is a writer covering book publishing, media, and ideas. She previously edited the Globe’s Ideas section and is a former editor of nonfiction and fiction at Bloomsbury Publishing in New York. She has written about books, reading, and digital culture for the New York Times, NPR Books, Slate, and other publications. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University.

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Cianci on books, jail, politics, more

By , Globe Staff

“I’ve been a prisoner, I’ve been mayor. I’ve had dinner in the White House, and I’ve also lived at Fort Dix. I’ve had a lot of different experiences. And I wouldn’t trade one of them.”


Should therapists text with patients?

By Eric Boodman , STAT

Mental health professionals are wrestling with the risks and rewards of constant availability in the smartphone age.

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Gadget gift ideas

By Marni Elyse Katz , Globe Correspondent

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A dazzling virtual reality rollout from New York Times

By , Globe Staff

The Times has made a bold entry into this nascent news medium.