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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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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