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Episode 119: Alec Wilkinson

Nov 26th, 201450:55

Alec Wilkinson is a staff writer for The New Yorker. “My hero was Joseph Mitchell, that was how you did reporting. There was nothing conniving about it or cunning — you just simply kept returning and kept returning.” Thanks to TinyLetter for sponsoring this week's episode. Show Notes: Wilkinson on Longform [2:00] "The Protest Singer" (New Yorker • Apr 2006) [6:00] Midnights: A Year With the Welfleet Police (Random House • 1982) [9:00] My Mentor (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt • 2002) [9:00] Across the River and into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway • 1950) [24:00] Moonshine: A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor (Knopf • 1985) [25:00] Big Sugar (Knopf • 1989) [27:00] The Happiest Man in the World (Random House • 2007) [34:00] "New York Is Killing Me" (New Yorker • Aug 2010) [42:00] "Sam... Show More

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