How a con man named James McCormick sold $38 million worth of phony bomb-detection devices to Iraqi authorities.
Saturday, July 13
Friday, July 12
In early 2012, the bones of a woman and young boy were found near the Arizona-Mexico border. The author investigates who they were and how they died.
Encounters with Albert DeSalvo, the self-confessed Boston Strangler.
Thursday, July 11
The story of a risky management style gone bust.
The shadowy cartel of doctors that control U.S. healthcare.
Wednesday, July 10
On the lonely life of a for-profit pageant queen.
Brendan I. Koerner is a contributing editor at Wired and the author of The Skies Belong to Us.
"It was this big review in The New York Times and I was terrified that it was going to say something awful about the book or about me as a writer. And my son said to me — he's 5, I should say — "If it's bad, you won't die." That's a good point, you know? So I always think of that when I pick up a new review and take that risk of someone slamming something that I've genuinely poured my heart and soul into. You'll live to fight another day."