David Grann

David Grann


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in New York City, The United States
March 10, 1967

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David Grann has written about everything from New York City’s antiquated water tunnels to the hunt for the giant squid to the presidential campaign. His stories have appeared in several anthologies, including What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001; The Best American Crime Writing, of both 2004 and 2005; and The Best American Sports Writing, of 2003 and 2006. A 2004 finalist for the Michael Kelly award for the “fearless pursuit and expression of truth,” Grann has also written for "The New York Times Magazine," The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, and The New Republic.

Before joining The New Yorker in 2003, Grann was a senior editor at The New Republic, and from 1995 until 1
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"The author of The Lost City of Z explores the true 1920s murders of oil-rich Osage tribe members in Oklahoma and the birth of the FBI in Killers of the Flower Moon." ...More

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“Years later, another member [of the Royal Geographical Society] conceded, "Explorers are not, perhaps, the most promising people with whom to build a society. Indeed, some might say that explorers become explorers precisely because they have a streak of unsociability and a need to remove themselves at regular intervals as far as possible from their fellow men.”
David Grann, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

“History is a merciless judge. It lays bare our tragic blunders and foolish missteps and exposes our most intimate secrets, wielding the power of hindsight like an arrogant detective who seems to know the end of the mystery from the outset.”
David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

“Loneliness is not intolerable when enthusiasm for a quest fills the mind.”
David Grann, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

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