Books by William Langewiesche

Released: May 1, 2007

"Depressing but essential reading."
Langewiesche (The Outlaw Sea, 2004, etc.) takes a hard look at nuclear proliferation and explains why the problem isn't going away. Read full book review >
Released: May 27, 2004

"Adapted from an article he wrote for the Atlantic, a fiery piece of work that speaks from a primal and awesome place."
Lest we forget: The ocean is cold, cruel, and unforgiving. Read full book review >
Released: June 8, 1998

"A realist who says he rejects early flier-author Antoine de Saint-Exupery's dreamy romanticism, Langewiesche is informative on aspects of the current commercial aviation scene, and his pared-down style conveys a refreshing humility and respect for flying. (Author tour)"
Atlantic Monthly foreign correspondent Langewiesche (Cutting for Sign, 1993; Sahara Unveiled, 1996), himself an experienced pilot, explores the pleasures and challenges of flight in seven essays that are alternately philosophical, personal, and journalistic. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 8, 1996

"Langewiesche—snatching water, whole towns, one's sanity—then this book is a rare desert gift. (Author tour)"
A restless, curious, at times dark ramble through Saharan outposts from Atlantic Monthly correspondent Langewiesche (Cutting for Sign, 1993). Read full book review >
CUTTING FOR SIGN by William Langewiesche
Released: Jan. 25, 1994

"Compassionate, risk-taking reporting: timely and valuable."
From frequent Atlantic contributor Langewiesche—a former pilot who worked the Texas-Mexico border—a terse, clear, tough- minded account of life on both sides of the line. Read full book review >