An Absolute Must Read

September 2, 2009 | 2

David Grann in The New Yorker: “Did Texas execute an innocent man?” This is why long-form journalism matters.

is the author of City on Fire and A Field Guide to the North American Family. In 2017, he was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists.


  1. Me too, but I’m not holding my breath. Nino Scalia is a terrific writer, bless his heart, but he strikes me as the worst kind of ideologue: the kind who doesn’t know he is one. And so, when he says, “Show me such a man…” I think he means “Get me to admit that there is such a man…” which is verily a different kettle of fish.

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