Friday, April 03, 2009

Some Interesting Readings

The Last American Hero is Junior Johnson. Yes!, Tom Wolfe

M, John Sack

What Do You Think of Ted Wlliams Now?, Richard Ben Cramer

Death of an Innocent: How Christopher McCandless Lost His Way in the Wilds, Jon Krakauer

Politics and the English Language, George Orwell

How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York Jacob A. Riis

The Coverley Papers from the 'Spectator' by Joseph Addison , Richard Steele and Eustace Budgell

The Death of Rodriguez, Richard Harding Davis

The genesis of gonzo: When Tom Wolfe clashed with the New Yorker in 1965, a new style of journalism was born. Marc Weingarten salutes the pioneers who reinvented reporting, Marc Weingarten,6761,1561650,00.html

Scott Anderson's "Prisoners of War"

William Langewiesche's "City of Fear"

Michael Paterniti's "The Long Fall of One-Eleven Heavy"