Tom Zoellner

Tom Zoellner is the author of five nonfiction books, including Train: Riding the Rails that Created the Modern World. He is the co-author of The New York Times bestselling book An Ordinary Man, and his book Uranium won the 2011 Science Writing Award from the American Institute of Physics. His writing has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, TimeForeign Policy, Departures, The Wall Street Journal, Men’s Health, the Oxford American, and many other places. An Associate Professor of English at Chapman University, he lives in downtown Los Angeles.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Orange Industrial Complex

Orange County’s local distinctions can be traced to the time when the orange was monocultured king, and the local economy arranged around it....


The Golden Muse

A brief survey of gold mining literature across the Americas....


Where Criticism Is Counterrevolutionary: Tania Bruguera on Cuba and the Fight for Free Speech
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