Nathaniel Rich

Nathaniel Rich’s latest book is Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade. (August 2022)


Saul Bellow, Brattleboro, Vermont, June 1989

Swiveling Man

The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965–2005

by Zachary Leader

March 21, 2019 issue

Martin Amis

Downhill Racing

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994–2017

by Martin Amis

September 27, 2018 issue

The Adventures of George Plimpton

A reader can’t help but be impressed by his accomplishments, despite his efforts to undermine them

Out of My League: The Classic Account of an Amateur’s Ordeal in Professional Baseball

by George Plimpton

Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback

by George Plimpton

The Bogey Man: A Month on the PGA Tour

by George Plimpton

Mad Ducks and Bears: Football Revisited

by George Plimpton

One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron’s Chase for the Home Run Record

by George Plimpton

Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring

by George Plimpton

Open Net: A Professional Amateur in the World of Big-Time Hockey

by George Plimpton

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