• A Cold War Hot Spot, A Neighborhood Crime, and the Meaning of Home

    Growing up in the Fulda Gap was tense enough. Then the murder of a child in my small town took away my last illusions of shelter.

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    How Writing a Nature Thriller Helped Me Tap Into the Extremes of Human Nature

    I took a trip to the white mountains of New Hampshire with my mom and three-year-old daughter two years ago. It was late...