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Love and Ruin: Tales of Obsession, Danger, and Heartbreak from the Atavist…

by Evan Ratliff

Other authors: Cris Beam (Contributor), David Dobbs (Contributor), Adam Higginbotham (Contributor), Leslie Jamison (Contributor), Brooke Jarvis (Contributor)5 more, Jon Mooallem (Contributor), Susan Orlean (Introduction), Matthew Shaer (Contributor), James Verini (Contributor), Vanessa Veselka (Contributor)

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These stories were all worth reading. However, I don't think I'll ever read them again and have no desire to look up the website they came from. ( )
  MarthaJeanne | Mar 18, 2017 |
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Jamison, LeslieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jarvis, BrookeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mooallem, JonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Orlean, SusanIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaer, MatthewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Verini, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0393352714, Paperback)

Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing.

Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered an unprecedented eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents the finest examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts. The collection includes Leslie Jamison’s landmark portrait of a lonely whale named “52 Blue,” Matthew Shaer’s harrowing account of a shipwreck during Hurricane Sandy, and James Verini’s prize-winning tale of romance and courage in Afghanistan.

The fascinating and original writing in Love and Ruin demonstrates why The Atavist has become the leader in publishing “remarkable . . . can’t look away pieces of multimedia journalism” (New York Times).

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"Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing. Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered an unprecedented eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents the finest examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts. The collection includes Leslie Jamison's landmark portrait of a lonely whale named "52 Blue," Matthew Shaer's harrowing account of a shipwreck during Hurricane Sandy, and James Verini's prize-winning tale of romance and courage in Afghanistan. The fascinating and original writing in Love and Ruin demonstrates why The Atavist has become the leader in publishing "remarkable . . . can't look away pieces of multimedia journalism" (New York Times)" --… (more)

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