Author Q&A: Mary Pilon on Monopoly’s secret history

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, explains how she became intrigued by the storied and scandalous history of the board game Monopoly--the subject of her latest book.

Author Q&A: Mary Pilon

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, a book that delves into the surprisingly scandalous history behind the board game Monopoly, talks with us about her latest book.

Writers on Writers: Mary Pilon on narrative journalism

While writing The Monopolists, the secret history of the beloved board game, Mary Pilon was influenced by a number of non-fiction narrative journalists like Gay Talese and Erik Larson. Additionally, Pilon tells us a few of her favorite authors she reads in her down-time.

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