Sebastien Junger on Disaster

Cover Story

Saturday, November 09, 2002

Kurt Andersen and the writer Sebastian Junger talk about why our culture is drawn to the menace and beauty of natural disaster. 

Junger wrote The Perfect Storm, the best-selling nonfiction book about a Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing crew lost in an extraordinary North Atlantic hurricane. His most recent book, Fire, is a collection of stories from various dangerous journalism assignments, ranging from battle in Afghanistan to fire fighting in the American northwest.

Guests:

Sebastian Junger

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.