Atlantic Monthly Writer
William Langewiesche Visits UNH
Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
April 5, 2004
DURHAM, N.H. – William Langewiesche, a national correspondent
for The Atlantic Monthly and author of several books, including
his most recent on
the World Trade Center, will talk about and read from his work Wednesday, April
14, 2004, at 5 p.m. in Huddleston Hall’s ballroom at the University of
New Hampshire. Langewiesche will also sign copies of his books, which will
be for sale after the reading.
Sponsored by the UNH English Department’s Writers Series, the lecture
is free and open to the public.
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Langewiesche has been writing for The Atlantic Monthly since 1991, reporting
on a variety of subjects including travel in the Sahara, the Sudanese Islamic
government and the U.S.-Mexican border. He has written several books, including
his most recent, “American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center,” which
originated as a three-part series for the magazine based on the nine months
he spent chronicling the recovery efforts. Langewiesche was granted exclusive
and unrestricted access to Ground Zero and the people involved in the cleanup
of the World Trade Center site just days after Sept. 11, 2001.
Langewiesche will also talk about his newest book, “The Outlaw Sea: A
World of Freedom, Chaos and Crime,” which is scheduled for release in