Tara Isabella Burton is the author of Self-Made: Creating Our
Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians, Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World and the novels Social Creature, The World Cannot Give, and the forthcoming Here in Avalon (out January 2024). She
has written on religion and culture for The New York Times, The
Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and more.
Tara Isabella Burton