Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson is the author of An Unquenchable Thirst, named one of the best nonfiction books of the year by Kirkus Review. At nineteen she joined the Missionaries of Charity, and during her twenty years as a sister she lived and worked closely with Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In 1997 she left and became a humanist. Her work has appeared in a variety of venues, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, O the Oprah Magazine,, Poets & Writers, the Daily Beast, AlterNet, Bloomberg View, Hardball with Chris Matthews, NPR, and The Rosie Show.

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