Books by William Langewiesche
NPR stories about William Langewiesche
Terrified of flying? Join the club. Author Chris Bohjalian is, too, but he encourages you to confront those fears and indulge in these three books that share the tale of moments high in the sky and the tension when something goes terribly wrong.
This week in fiction, Lydia Davis conveys an entire story with a sentence or two, while Jodi Picoult gets under the skin of Asperger's. In nonfiction, take your pick of "denialism," the night shift on the psych ward, or a successful emergency landing on the Hudson River.
Iran and other countries — not terrorist groups — are most likely to pose the next nuclear arms threat, author William Langewiesche says. Their goal: wield nuclear weapons for political power.
Author William Langewiesche tried to imagine what it would take for a terrorist to build a nuclear bomb. He describes how would-be terrorists could obtain the materials and evade safeguards.