Tristan McConnell is a foreign correspondent living in Nairobi, Kenya. He has written for GQ, The New Yorker, Harper’s, Foreign Policy, Columbia Journalism Review, London Review of Books, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. His reporting has won awards from the Overseas Press Club of America, the Prix Bayeux for War Correspondents and the Society for Features Journalism.
Almost Dying for the Story: On Michael Scott Moore’s “The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast”
A harrowing true account from a journalist held hostage for 977 days by Somali pirates....