American prose literature
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight: Wolfe, Thompson, Didion and the New Journalism Revolution by Marc Weingarten. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Feb 27, 2006 — Not long ago, "new journalism" referred to changes in approach and style, ushered in by such writers as Hunter S. Thompson and Joan Didion. They're the subject of Marc Weingarten's new book.
Oct 30, 2004 — In his award-winning profile "The Confessions of Bob Greene," writer Bill Zehme chronicles the fall from grace of the former Chicago Tribune columnist. Zehme speaks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden in the second of a series of interviews with National Magazine Award Winners.
Oct 23, 2004 — In March 2003, reporter Evan Wright was in central Iraq with Marines leading the charge toward Baghdad. He captured his experience in "The Killer Elite," this year's winner of the National Magazine Award for "Excellence in Reporting." NPR's Jennifer Ludden speaks with Wright.