Marjorie Williams (January 13, 1958 – January 16, 2005) was born in Princeton, New Jersey to a scientist-turned-homemaker mother and a father who was an editor at Viking Press. Events 532 - Nika riots in Constantinople. 888 - Odo Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks Year 1958 ( MCMLVIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. See also Princeton Township New Jersey, Borough of Princeton New Jersey Princeton Borough New Jersey Princeton Township New Jersey this Viking Press is an American Publishing company currently owned by Penguin Books.
After attending Harvard for two years, Williams dropped out in her junior year and moved to New York to work in publishing. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Williams had a flair for the business but preferred to go into journalism, and in 1986 she got a job as an editor for the Washington Post. Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) The Washington Post is the largest and most circulated Newspaper in Washington D
A year later she became a reporter for the paper's "Style" section. Williams' deft political profiles were an immediate success and eventually she branched out to Vanity Fair, covering everyone from Bill Clinton to Barbara Bush to Colin Powell as well as penning profiles of her own struggles and foibles. Vanity Fair is an American magazine of Culture, Fashion, and Politics published by Condé Nast Publications. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Barbara Pierce Bush (born June 8 1925 is the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H Colin Luther Powell, KCB (Honorary MSC, (born April 5, 1937) is a retired General in the United States Army. In 2000 she became an op-ed columnist for the Post. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. A year and a half later, she was diagnosed with liver cancer; in spite of being told she only had a few months left, Williams lived for more than 3 years. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC also called hepatoma) is a primary malignancy (cancer of the Liver. Her final Post column, written in November 2004, focused on her young daughter's Halloween costume, as Williams knew that she would never get to see her daughter grow up. November 2004: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September Halloween, or Hallowe’en, is a Holiday celebrated on the night of October 31.
Williams died on January 16, 2005, 3 days after her 47th birthday. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. She is survived by her stepmother, three sisters, her husband Timothy Noah (a columnist for Slate magazine), and her two children. Timothy Noah is an American Journalist. He is a senior writer for Slate Magazine, where he writes the "Chatterbox" column and a contributing Slate is an English-language online current affairs and culture Magazine created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael
In November 2005 a posthumous collection of Williams's writings, edited by her husband, was published under the title, The Woman at the Washington Zoo. The book won PEN American Center's Martha Albrand Award For First Nonfiction and a National Magazine Award in the category of essays and criticism. PEN American Center (PEN founded in 1922 and based in New York City, works to advance Literature, to defend Free expression, and to foster international The National Magazine Awards are a prestigious series of American awards that honor excellence in the Magazine industry The latter was for a previously-unpublished essay in the book about Williams' experiences as a cancer patient, a shorter version of which appeared in Vanity Fair prior to the book's publication. A second anthology, Reputation: Portraits in Power will be published in October 2008.