“I faced death and all that shit. It’s my responsibility to come back and come back strong. It’s going to take more than a Walmart truck to take that gift away. I can’t wait to make you all laugh. Especially you, Mike. And I already did that today. So all is good.”
Ed Houben, a self described “ugly man,” has sex with multiple women each week, sometimes two in one day. The women, often accompanied by their husbands, are trying to get pregnant.
Two days after the Japanese tsunami, after the waves had left their destruction, as rescue workers searched the ruins, news came of an almost surreal survival: Miles out at sea, a man was found, alone, riding on nothing but the roof of his house.
Excerpted from Love and Other Ways of Dying and including a new interview with the author.
Eleven members of an Australian rugby club traveled to Bali. After a bomb went off at a nightclub, only five of them made it home.
Visiting Cambodia, and a Khmer Rouge prison camp, 30 years after the genocide.
Confessions of a serial husband.