Gay Talese Takes the Circle Line

Travel Blog  •  Michael Yessis  •  07.06.09 | 9:57 AM ET

The New Journalism pioneer overcame his aversion to water—“In some 50 years as a writer, I do not recall ever proposing a story that would likely lead to getting my feet wet,” he writes—and joined the tourists for a circumnavigation of Manhattan on the Circle Line.

Talese is still on his game. It’s a terrific story, with a terrific audio slideshow.

1 Comment for Gay Talese Takes the Circle Line

Entre-Nous Guy 07.07.09 | 8:12 PM ET

I agree, awesome story!!

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