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Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich is the author of several books about music, including Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records (Scribner, 2014). Petrusich is the recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction, and her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic, the Oxford American, Pitchfork, and elsewhere. She is a commissioning editor for Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series, and an assistant professor of writing at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.


Photo by Gary Honis

Night Moves

July 5, 2016 | Essays

In "Night Moves," Amanda Petrusich visits Cherry Springs State Park, a Pennsylvania swath of night sky, where light pollution and fracking threaten the existence of one of the darkest places in America.