David Shields

David Shields is the internationally best-selling author of 22 books, including Reality Hunger (named one of the best books of 2010 by more than 30 publications), The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead (New York Times best seller), Black Planet (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award), and Other People: Takes & Mistakes (NYTBR Editors’ Choice). A recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships and a senior contributing editor of Conjunctions, Shields has published fiction and nonfiction in the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Esquire, Yale Review, Salon, Slate, Tin House, A Public Space, McSweeney's, Believer, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Best American Essays. His books have been translated into two dozen languages.


ARTICLES FEATURING DAVID

The Endless War

Photography and the glamorization of battle, from the Greeks to modern-day journalism....


Two Authors Quarrel on a Ferris Wheel

David Shields and Caleb Powell, authors of "I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel", go extra rounds during a ride on the Santa Monica ferris wheel....


The Space Between the Lines Is Your Life


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