In February 2012, Bloomsbury published M.G. Lord's The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted By Her Beauty to Notice.
Lord is also the author of Astro Turf, a family memoir about aerospace culture during the Cold War and Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll. Since 1995, she has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review and that paper’s Arts & Leisure section. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Discover, Travel + Leisure Vogue, ARTNews, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times Book Review, The Hollywood Reporter,and The New Yorker. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, NBC Dateline, CBS This Morning, NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and PRI’s Studio 360.