1. "I do fully believe that reportage about tragedy can help us better understand the world around us."
Matthew Shaer on interviewing Bounty survivors, in the Awl. 

    "I do fully believe that reportage about tragedy can help us better understand the world around us."

    Matthew Shaer on interviewing Bounty survivors, in the Awl

  2. In The Sinking of the Bounty, Matthew Shaer reconstructs the final voyage of a legendary ship, and uncovers a riveting story of heroism and hubris in the eye of a hurricane.
Read an excerpt. 

    In The Sinking of the Bounty, Matthew Shaer reconstructs the final voyage of a legendary ship, and uncovers a riveting story of heroism and hubris in the eye of a hurricane.

    Read an excerpt