Mars is an informed and accomplished journalist whose command
of American politics puts many of us “natives” to shame.

— Sam Tanenhaus, author of The Death of Conservatism

Mars parachutes into New York cultural life with aplomb.
— Lorin Stein, editor of the Paris Review

Mars reads American social mores very deeply and writes about them with the insight
of someone who is both an insider and an outsider
— Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon and Far from the Tree