Alex Prud'homme

Alex Prud’homme is a journalist and the author of several non-fiction books. His latest effort is My Life in France, a book he wrote with Julia Child, about her coming of age in postwar Paris and Marseille. He has also written The Cell Game, about the ImClone scandal, and Forewarned, with Michael Cherkasky, about terrorism. His journalism has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Talk, Time, and People. His next book, Clean, Clear, and Cold, will be published in 2010 by Scribner. Learn more at his Web site.
  • Is the Water Safe?

    Millions of Americans drink public water tainted with dangerous chemicals. How did this happen, and what can we do?

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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