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Selected Works
The New Yorker

How a travesty led to criminal-justice innovation in Texas.


A tribute to a sincere and suffocating way of life.


Even after all his awful secrets came out, after he was sent away as a monster, Joe O'Brien held on to the craziest dream.

He would coach again.

The Wall Street Journal

With water in short supply across the country, it's time to take a serious look at recycling sewage

The Daily Beast

Whitey Bulger was the city’s link to a grander narrative. Paul Kix on the end of an era for Boston.

The Boston Globe

Are they religious fanatics? Deluded ideologues? New research suggests something more mundane: They just want to commit suicide.