Known for his wide-ranging curiosity and droll humor, Ian Frazier is the author of On the Rez, Great Plains and Travels in Siberia.
Bill Bryson's curiosity and love of the peculiar have fueled his many best-selling books, including A Walk in the Woods and At Home.
New Yorker staffer Susan Orlean is a globetrotting master of the must-read profile piece and has written on everything from bullfighters to Rin Tin Tin.
Prolific storyteller Paul Theroux is the author of more than 40 books, including The Mosquito Coast and The Great Railway Bazaar, about his Asia travels.
New York has more homeless than it has in decades. What should the next mayor do?
And other lofty ideas that pop into one’s head and refuse to leave.
Why do we get sick when traveling in out-of-the-way places? Join Ian Frazier, plus some liver flukes, dysentery, and cholera, on an enlightening journey that will make your stomach turn.
In the unlikeliest of places, in the waters off JFK airport in New York, Ian Frazier lands a few big fish with Captain Frank, a guide who matches his passion striper for striper and knows why fishing is connected to everything.
To catch a caveman like Osama bin Laden, who’s at home in some of the earth’s most remote mountains, what you really need is a great outdoorsman.
Suddenly, feral swine are everywhere.
Sarah Jessica Parker or Sarah Michelle Gellar? Ashanti or Beyoncé? All will come clear on the Day of Reckoning.
Fishing a storied trout stream in the Adirondacks through rain, rapids, and blackflies.
In the middle of the night, from East River piers to Jersey beaches, anglers go in search of the striped bass.
Peter the Great’s vision, three hundred years on.
What I saw on the road through New Jersey.