The best-selling author of Thy Neighbor's Wife and Honor Thy Father, Gay Talese helped define literary journalism at Esquire in the '60s.
A master of drilling deeply into a subject, John McPhee has written about Plymouth Rock, the New Jersey pinelands, shad fish and more.
A master stylist (in both his writing and his attire), Tom Wolfe is the author of The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities.
One of the pioneers of New Journalism, the late Norman Mailer was as prolific as he was pugnacious, writing about everything from boxing to God to Marilyn Monroe.
Tony Bennett in the studio—with Lady Gaga.
No deer and no antelope. But strange sounds for a blind man’s ear.
The Verrazano-Narrows and the shape of New York.
On the road with the soprano Marina Poplavskaya.
The silent season of a hero.
A writer with an aversion to the water takes a ferry tour of his home city, and finds a reservoir of memories.