"For two men, and a helpless nation, fight night in Florida was both a realisation and desecration of the American Dream." Esquire Weekly published "The Fight That Changed America" to mark the 50th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's defeat of Sonny Liston. Click on the title above to read the full story.
Ryszard Kapuściński wrote that the region of Kolyma "will pass, together with Auschwitz, Treblinka, Hiroshima and Vorkuta, in the history of the greatest nightmares of the twentieth century." Click on the title above to read my essay, "On the Road With the Ghosts of the Gulag" for The Wall Street Journal (Europe)