“If you have read 6,000 books in your lifetime, or even 600, it’s probably because at some level you find “reality” a bit of a disappointment.”
Tuesday, November 13
A profile of Reinhold Messner, the greatest mountain climber of all time.
Monday, November 12
The deadly hazing that destroyed a legendary college marching band.
A field report from Electric Daisy Carnival, a three-night bacchanal in the Las Vegas desert attended by “100,000 wasted hedonists scantily dressed in furry underwear.”
As immigration turns red states blue, how can Republicans transform their platform?
Sunday, November 11
The relationship between Buffalo and its team.
In the Swiss town of Meiringen, where an obsessed group of ‘pilgrims’ painstakingly recreate the death of Sherlock Holmes.
Saturday, November 10
More than forty years later, tracking down an elementary school crush.
The gamblers and teenage cons who haunted New York City’s 60s-era all night bowling alleys.
Friday, November 9
An alleged rape and one woman’s futile quest for justice in modern China.