Tuesday, May 11, 2010

About David Grann

David Grann is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine and the author of The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (2009) and his latest book, The Detective and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession (2010).

Prior to joining The New Yorker, Grann was a senior editior and contributor at The New Republic, and has also written for the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Journal.

Grann's stories have appeared in several anthologies, including The Best American Crime Writing (2004, 2005, and 2009) and The Best American Sports Writing (2003 and 2006). He lives in New York with his wife and two children.

Be sure to read this interesting interview with David Grann about The Lost City of Z, or listen to his NPR interview on Talk of the Nation!

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