Peter Hessler is an American writer and journalist. He has written three books about China and a recent collection of reportage, Strange Stones. He won the 2008 National Magazine Award for excellence in reporting, and in 2011 received a MacArthur Foundation genius grant. He is currently based in Cairo, and is a staff writer at the New Yorker
Books by Peter Hessler
Interviews with Peter Hessler
Writer and journalist Peter Hessler selects five books, from Haight Ashbury to a fifth grade classroom, which show how nonfiction can bring true stories to life through literary techniques. He chooses the best of narrative nonfiction.