Essays

CrimeReads
The Con: Portraits of Grifters and Scam Artists in Book, Film, and Real Life by Lisa Unger (October, 2020)

BookPage
Dig two graves: The five best vigilantes in fiction by Lisa Unger (September, 2019)

Flamingo Magazine
Heart of Swampness by Lisa Unger (July, 2017)

The Strand Magazine
Six Reasons You’re Not as Creative as You Could Be by Lisa Unger (May, 2017)

Travel+Leisure
The Florida Keys by Lisa Unger (January, 2016)

Women Crime Writers: Four Suspense Novels of the 1950s
Mischief by Charlotte Armstrong. Appreciation by Lisa Unger (September, 2015)

The Wall Street Journal
A Comfort Junkie’s Resistance to Adventure Travel by Lisa Unger (March, 2015)

Mystery Writers of America Cookbook
Edited by Kate White. Illustrated cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes from legendary mystery authors Harlan Coben, Lee Child, Mary Higgins Clark, Gillian Flynn, Lisa Unger and more. (March, 2015)

The Huffington Post
Thrill Ride by Lisa Unger (February, 2014)
Close the Door by Lisa Unger (October, 2011)

NPR
Three Books by Lisa Unger (September, 2010)

The New York Times
The Baby and I, and Doodle Pads by Lisa Unger (June, 2009)

A Hell of a Woman: An Anthology of Female Noir
Edited by Megan Abbott. Patricia Highsmith, Appreciation by Lisa Unger (December, 2007)

Blindsided by a Diaper
Edited by Dana Bedford Hilmer. Forward by Ann Pleshette Murphy, Good Morning America’s parenting expert. Lisa Unger’s Essay (June, 2007)