Harper

9780062910660

STARRED REVIEW

The Lost Diary of M

Author Paul Wolfe takes great care with his subject, painting a nuanced, never sensationalized picture of a complex woman.

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Review of ‘The Lost Diary of M’

She appears in pop culture occasionally—in movies, TV and podcasts. But for the most part, Mary Pinchot Meyer has been lost to history.

Remembered mainly as John F. Kennedy’s longtime lover and confidant, Meyer was more than just a mistress. She was an accomplished painter. She experimented with LSD with Timothy Leary. She was a…

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