1. “You want to throw yourself in places people have never been.”

    Listen to New Yorker writer Nicholas Schmidle on the Longform podcast. 

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  3. Viktor Bout, a former arms dealer who was profiled recently in The New Yorker, has just been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Read Nicholas Schmidle’s profile of the “merchant of death.” 

    Viktor Bout, a former arms dealer who was profiled recently in The New Yorker, has just been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Read Nicholas Schmidle’s profile of the “merchant of death.”