Zach Maher


Zach Maher is on the staff of The New York Review. A freelance copywriter and journalist, he lives in Brooklyn, NY.

  • It’s Alive!

    April 1, 2015

    On the birth of mechanical life, the question of whether computers may be said to “live” at all, and the ways in which technology might, someday, grow up.

  • Medicine and Mistrust

    February 25, 2015

    A selection of articles on the widespread unease with expertise and mistrust of authority that complicates relations between doctors and patients

  • “And Now a Word from Our Sponsors”

    May 28, 2013

    Getting started can be difficult. When your name draws a blank, it’s unlikely that anyone will buy what you’re selling. Luckily, the attention that worthy unknowns need in order to get noticed has a price. And for fifty years, publishers with books to sell and authors with a name to make have announced their arrival with an appearance in The New York Review: though not, at least initially, under a byline.