2021 Edgar Awards: Best Fact Crime Nominee Reading
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Mark A. Bradley is the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. He is a former CIA intelligence officer and a U.S. Department of Justice lawyer. He holds degrees from Washington & Lee University, University of Oxford (Rhodes scholar), and the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.
Emma Copley Eisenberg is the author of The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia, and two books of fiction forthcoming from Hogarth/Penguin Random House.
Eric Eyre was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting in 2017 for stories on the opioid crisis. He has worked as a news reporter in Charleston, West Virginia, for the past 23 years.
Sierra Crane Murdoch is the author of Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country. Her work has appeared on This American Life and in Harper’s, VQR, The Atlantic, and The New Yorker online. She has held fellowships from Middlebury College, the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and MacDowell. She lives in Oregon.
Ariel Sabar is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Harper’s, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. His debut book was My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Finalist for the 2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime
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