Books by Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger is a National Magazine award-winning journalist who writes for numerous publications, including Outside, American Heritage, and Men's Journal. He has lived most of his life on the Massachusetts coast and now resides in New York City.


WAR by Sebastian Junger
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Released: May 11, 2010

"An often harrowing, though mostly conventional, account of the physical and psychological toll of modern warfare on the average soldier."
The latest flexing of journalistic muscle from Vanity Fair contributor Junger (A Death in Belmont, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >
A DEATH IN BELMONT by Sebastian Junger
TRUE CRIME
Released: May 1, 2006

"A meticulously researched evocation of a time of terror, wrapped around a chilling, personal footnote."
The author of 1997's The Perfect Storm returns to his suburban-Boston childhood home to take a harrowing family encounter with the Boston Strangler and build it into a trenchant look at an era of great unrest. Read full book review >
FIRE by Sebastian Junger
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Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Deeply affecting stories of a ruthless world, natural and man-made, that will leave you stunned and distraught."
Run-for-cover writing from scary places, by Junger (A Perfect Storm, 1997), a man with an appetite for the ragged edge of life and the ability to write about it with restrained power. Read full book review >
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: May 19, 1997

The experience of being caught at sea in the maw of a "perfect'' storm (that is, one formed of an almost unique combination of factors), a monstrous tempest that couldn't get any worse, is spellbindingly captured by Junger, a journalist. It's late October 1991, and the Andrea Gail, a fishing boat out of Gloucester, Mass., is making its way home from the Grand Banks with a crew of six, 40,000 pounds of swordfish, and a short market promising big returns. Read full book review >