David Grann has been a staff writer at The New Yorker
since 2003. He has written about everything from New York City's antiquated water tunnels to
the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, from the hunt for the giant squid to the
mysterious death of the world's greatest Sherlock Holmes expert. His stories
have appeared in several anthologies, and he has written for the New York
Times Magazine, The Atlantic, the Washington
Post, the Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic, where he
is also a contributing editor.