The Year of the Gadfly (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) was chosen as a 2012 Best Book by Kirkus Reviews and Self Magazine. Inheriting The Holy Land (Ballantine, 2005), won Moment Magazine's Non-Fiction Award for Young Writers. Miller's journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company, and the Daily Beast. A native of Washington, DC, she now lives in Brooklyn, NY with all the other writers and teaches writing at Columbia University. 

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2012 
is "A darkly comic romp" and "full of serious questions. You've never been anywhere like the elite prep school that is Mariana Academy." 
—The Washington Post