Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly has spent two decades traveling the world as a reporter for NPR and the BBC. Her assignments have taken her from the Khyber Pass to mosques in Hamburg, and from smoke-filled Belfast bars to the deserts of Iraq. As NPR’s intelligence correspondent, she has reported on wars, terrorism, and rising nuclear powers. A Georgia native, her first job was working as a local political writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Kelly currently serves as a guest host for NPR’s news and talk programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She also teaches journalism and national security at Georgetown University. Educated at Harvard University and at Cambridge University in England, she lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and their two children.

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Mary Louise Kelly: What Are You Reading?

Now that she's penned a thriller, Mary Louise Kelly educates herself even more by reading the best of the genre.



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