I haven't read any of her fiction (tried one book once and couldn't get into it), but what little I've seen of her journalism is impressive, and as for this: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/
12/22/on-optimism-and-despair/ wow! подпишусь под каждым словом. Simple and true things beautifully expressed. This isn't an award acceptance speech, it's a humanist manifesto.