DOWN AT THE DOCKS
In the tradition of MOBY-DICK, DOWN AT THE DOCKS is an authentic American fish story and along the way, it logs the passage of a nation from bottom of the heap to top of the pile...Critics call it: A classic...Important...At last, a worthy heir emerges to claim the legacy of Joe Mitchell...Engaging...Among America's best non-fiction...
THE SEARCH FOR THE PINK HEADED DUCK
TRAVEL WRITING AT TOP FORM..Atlantic Magazine
In Nugent, America has at last produced a travel writer as crazy as the British....John Leonard, Newsday & NPR
This book is funny and smart, welcome to the big leagues, Mister Nugent...George Trow, the NY'er
DRUMS ALONG THE CONGO, THE SEARCH FOR MOKELE-MBEMBE, THE LAST LIVING DINOSAUR
THE PAST STILL BREATHES.
A spanking good travelogue...Great writing...Kirkus Reviews
REBELS OF THE APOCALYPSE
THE WAR IN SUDAN AND THE BEST STUFF WRITTEN ABOUT THE CONFLICT IN, WELL, DECADES, MAYBE EVER...THE INDEPENDENT
Short-listed for ASME award; syndicated in 11 languages
MARCH OF THE GREEN FLAG, STRIDENT ISLAMISTS ON THE MOVE
KHARTOUM,94-95, WITH THE CAPTAIN AND CREW OF ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM
A wonderful mix of adventure and reportage told by one of America's best journalists...Guardian
Eerily accurate...we all should have read this piece the day it came out...SF Chronicle
One of the first and still one of the best stories on Islamic Fundamentalism....
INSIDE THE IRA
REPORT FROM BEHIND THE MASK AND NONE BETTER, Village Voice
ASME short-list and short-listed for Press Association Picture of the year
A must read in the White House...The best reporting ever out of N.Ireland...WaPo
OASIS OF THE SEAS sets a new standard in ocean travel.
Everything about her is big: price tag, size, fuel consumption.
My Lunch With Osama Bin Laden
For Rolling Stone Magazine... Read this story and learn from a reporter who was tracking radical Islam, its root and meaning, back when the rest of the media was content to phone-in work about celebrity culture...SF Chronicle
Takeaway: My Lunch with Osama Bin-Laden, 2013
full length story of edited version appearing in Rolling Stone, 2001
En route to the start of the 1980 Observer Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race, Nugent's boat, Godiva Chocolates, was capsized by a rogue wave eleven miles from that exact spot in the North Atlantic most remote from land