Charles Bowden


Charles Bowden is a Pulitzer Prize nominee, and winner of a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction and the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award. A contributing editor for GQ, his writing has appeared in many magazines including Harper’s, Mother Jones, National Geographic, and Esquire. His essay “The Crazy Place” is an excerpt from his forthcoming book Murder City: Lessons of the Dead in Mexico. His previous books include Some of the Dead are Still Breathing: Living in the Future; A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior;Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder and Family; Blues for Cannibals; and Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America.

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