The Longform Guide to George Plimpton
A collection of stories by and about George Plimpton, who died 10 years ago this week.
An Oral History of George Plimpton: The Man Does Everything Rather Well
An oral history of the oral history master.
"Hut—Two—Three … Ugh!"
A classic piece of participatory journalism, a genre Plimpton basically invented, on his very brief tenure as quarterback of the Detroit Lions.
Looking for Hemingway
On Plimpton and the founders of The Paris Review.
The Art of Fiction No. 21: Ernest Hemingway
An interview years in the making.
Medora Goes to the Game
A father and his 9-year-old daughter watch Harvard play Yale in football.
My Father's Voice
Plimpton’s son on his dad’s signature style.
The Story Behind a Nonfiction Novel
In January 1966, the month In Cold Blood was published, Truman Capote sat down with Plimpton to discuss the new art form he liked to call “creative journalism.”
The Curious Case of Sidd Finch
A profile of a previously unknown rookie pitcher for the Mets who dropped out of Harvard, made a spiritual quest to Tibet, and somewhere along the line figured out how to throw a baseball much, much faster than anyone else on Earth.