Newsletters / #025 In Case You Missed It
Human / Nature.
Honest Like a Bear AttackThings to say instead of "Please don't die."
Clinton Crockett Peters
Our World, OurselvesAs wilderness disappears, what happens to nature writing?
Roxy and the Worm Box“Are you ready to get your hands dirty?” she asked, pointing to my little gold rings. I pulled them off and stuck them in my pocket. I forced a smile, breathing through my mouth, and nodded yes.
Trip to the ZooIn September 2012, twenty-five-year-old David Villalobos abruptly dived from a monorail ride into the Siberian tiger pit at the Bronx Zoo. In True Story #2, Steven Church retraces (some of) Villalobos’s steps in an attempt to understand the impulse that drives him—and others like him—to get close to a predator.
True Story, Issue #02
Thérèse d’Auria Ryley
Even in a Concrete JungleA sociologist finds an unexpected essay in a city park
Chester F. Phillips
Charging LionsFrom the corral, the calls sounded again and again—loud, deranged by worry, a desperate mother’s cries of distress.
Issue 40 / True Stories, Well Told