Virginia Postrel

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Virginia Postrel "is the author of The Substance of Style (2003) and The Future and Its Enemies (1998). She writes the “Economic Scene” column for The New York Times every four weeks and maintains an influential weblog on her website.

"From 1989 to 2000, she was editor of Reason magazine and vice president of the Reason Foundation. Reason was a finalist for the National Magazine Awards in 1993, 1996, and 1998. In 1995, she received the Mencken Award for Commentary from the Free Press Association for an editorial in Reason and also founded Reason Online. She was editor-at-large of Reason from 2000 to 2001.

"She has been a columnist for Forbes and Forbes ASAP, and her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Wired, Strategy and Business, and Men’s Journal, among many other publications.

"Before moving to Reason, she was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and Inc. She is a graduate of Princeton University, with a degree in English literature." [1]

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