rory nugent

Selected Works

BOOK
A report from the water's edge on the people, ideas and culture zooming toward the vanishing point
A GREAT RIDE ON THE TRAIL OF THE RAREST DUCK IN THE WORLD
JOURNALISM
A VISIT TO HELL ON EARTH: SOUTHERN SUDAN
THE VIEW FROM INSIDE THE WHEELHOUSE CHARTING RADICAL ISLAM'S COURSE LEADING TO 9-11
WRITTEN IN '94, THIS REMAINS THE STANDARD ARTICLE ON THE IRA
Atlantic Magazine
The world's largest, most expensive cruise ship slips into the water as the recession blows a gale
Journalism
A simple meal in a complex place

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Drums Along the Congo, 1993, Houghton Mifflin.

Lake Tele, 1986, Innocent washing his face and looking like, well, a crypto beast

A ripping yarn told by one of that happy band of brothers--most of them Brits--who risk their necks in the pursuit of the sublimely irrelevant...NY Times

Editor's pick: top Books of the year, Hartford Courant, SF Chronicle, San Diego Union, NY Times, Boston Globe; Providence Journal

This book is step two in Nugent's trip toward the New American mind. It is funny and it is deep...George WS Trow

High octane travel writing at its best...Hartford Courant

Great work. I loved every page...Boston Globe

A marvelous book...much zippier and more amusing than Redmund O'Hanlon's No Mercy...It also came out four years earlier than O'Hanlon's. Nugent is the clear winner and better writer...Wall Street Journal

Delightful..Seattle Times
CRITICS CORNER......A FEW REVIEWS

NY TIMES...ALEXANDER FRATER; JULY 4, 1993

LA TIMES...JONATHAN KIRSCH; JUNE 30, 1993

ATLANTIC MAGAZINE...BARBARA WALRAFF; NOVEMBER,1994

NY NEWSDAY...JULY 18, 1993

BOSTON GLOBE...RICHARD CARPENTER; AUGUST 1, 1993

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL...DAVID DESJARDINS; AUGUST 15, 1993

HARTFORD COURANT...STEVE SILK; AUGUST 15, 1993

KIRKUS REVIWS...APRIL 15, 1993

VIRGINIA PILOT...BILL RUEHLMAN; SEPTEMBER 5, 1993

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS...LONNIE WILLIS, JANUARY, 1994