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#NYTReadalong | Dan Barry (Longtime NYT Reporter and Columnist)

Updated: Apr 12

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This week, our #NYTReadalong guest is Dan Barry, a longtime reporter and columnist for The New York Times and a great storyteller. He is the author of several books and has won several awards for his work, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 and a George Polk Award in 1992. Before joining The Times in 1995, he was with The Providence Journal.

We’ll focus on several of his more recent articles including:

  • Behind the Entenmann’s Cellophane, a Slice of Long Island Life (.pdf 2MB | online) The passing of a founding baker reminds our writer of what the brand meant, and still does, in its birthplace — banana crunch, polysorbate 60 and all.

  • One Small Step for Democracy in a ‘Live Free or Die’ Town (.pdf; 5MB | online) A cautionary tale from Croydon, N.H., where one man tried to foist a change so drastic it jolted a community out of political indifference.

  • The Case of Jane Doe Ponytail (.pdf 28MB | online) An epic tragedy on a small block in Queens.

  • Ireland Wanted to Forget. But the Dead Don’t Always Stay Buried. (.pdf 12MB | online) The Lost Children of Tuam

  • The Men Lost to 20 Bruckner Boulevard (.pdf 20MB | online) They were transforming a century-old Bronx ice house into a charter school. It became one of the deadliest construction sites in New York City in almost two decades.

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1 Comment

Enjoying the great writer. (Hoops in church basement!) Find his epic baseball book,

"Bottom of the 33rd." GV

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