A Reporter At Large: The Lost City of Z →
If you haven’t had a chance to read or listen to David Grann’s excellent book The Lost City of Z, whet your appetite with his 2005 New Yorker piece on trekking through the Amazon in search of the elusive British explorer, Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett. Thanks to Longform.org for digging this one up!
A discovery engine for narrative nonfiction:... →
It’s a nonfiction nerd’s fantasy: a database of nearly 30,000 feature stories, meticulously organized, sleekly presented, and fully searchable — by author, by publication, by topic. Byliner.com, which launches today, wants to be the Pandora of narrative nonfiction. It offers users a recommendation service that suggests new authors they might like, as well as automatic Facebook updates...