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Janet Malcolm, Provocative Journalist With a Piercing Eye, Dies at 86 – The New York Times

[Katie] Roiphe put it this way: “She takes apart the official line, the accepted story, the court transcript like a mechanic takes apart a car engine and shows us how it works; she narrates how the stories we tell ourselves are made from the vanities and jealousies and weaknesses of their players. This is her obsession, and no one can do it on her level.”

Source: Janet Malcolm, Provocative Journalist With a Piercing Eye, Dies at 86 – The New York Times

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