Sebastian Junger

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‘A sacred space’: Sebastian Junger and Seth Moulton on Vets Town Hall
The bestselling author wants to help Americans understand those in the military. On Veterans Day, the Democratic congressman hosted a hometown event

Martin Pengelly in Marblehead, Massachusetts

13, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I almost died last summer’: Sebastian Junger on life, death and his new book Freedom
The author of The Perfect Storm and War discusses the lure of walking the railroads, the safety of small groups, the work of Cormac McCarthy – and literary endeavour in the time of Trump

Martin Pengelly

23, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cynan Jones's top 10 books about the hostile ocean
Shipwrecks, storms and unlucky fisherman – here are some of the best accounts of humans at sea, spanning fiction and incredible true stories

Cynan Jones

16, Nov, 2016 @3:37 PM

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging – review
Sebastian Junger’s lament on the failings of modern western communities suffers from a surfeit of nostalgia and disregard for historical fact

Joanna Bourke

26, Jun, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Tribe by Sebastian Junger review – why we need the solidarity felt during wartime
The author of The Perfect Storm investigates the trauma experienced by returning soldiers, and argues the main problem lies in the divisions and tensions of western society

Matthew Green

22, Jun, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Sebastian Junger: 'I got out of war when Tim Hetherington died'

Andrew Pulver: Photographer Tim Hetherington understood that conflict was not all about dramatic moments. His friend and collaborator Sebastian Junger talks about the new documentary film, Which Way Is the Front Line From Here

Andrew Pulver

10, Oct, 2013 @6:28 PM

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Watch the trailer for Which Way Is the Front Line From Here? The Life And Time Of Tim Hetherington - video

Watch the trailer for a documentary about film-maker and photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who died while covering the uprisings in Libya in 2012

07, Oct, 2013 @2:21 PM

Roy Greenslade: Film that reveals life of US troops in Afghanistan

Three years ago, journalists Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington were embedded in Afghanistan with a platoon of the US army

Roy Greenslade

29, Jun, 2010 @10:20 AM

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Geoff Dyer on war reportage

As bestselling reporter Sebastian Junger's account of his year spent with US forces in Afghanistan joins other first-rate books about contemporary conflicts, novelist Geoff Dyer argues that recent reportage trumps fiction in its characterisation, observation and narrative drive

Geoff Dyer

11, Jun, 2010 @11:05 PM

Writer Sebastian Junger on his new book - chronicling a full 5-month tour of duty of a platoon of American soldiers in the violent wilderness of Afghanistan

Sebastian Junger found fame with his vivid account of a fishing boat engulfed by 100ft waves. His latest work chronicles a different kind of terror, in Afghanistan. By Ed Pilkington

Ed Pilkington

15, Dec, 2007 @12:41 AM

Crude awakening, part two
For decades, the oil-rich delta of the Niger river has been plundered by western companies and rampant political corruption. But now a small group of ruthless Ijaw tribesmen are threatening to sabotage production unless their demands for compensation are met. Sebastian Junger heads into the secretive mangrove swamps to meet the waterborne warriors who are prepared to trigger a global meltdown.

Sebastian Junger

15, Apr, 2007 @10:42 AM

Crude awakening, part one
For decades, the oil-rich delta of the Niger river has been plundered by western companies and rampant political corruption. But now a small group of ruthless Ijaw tribesmen are threatening to sabotage production unless their demands for compensation are met. Sebastian Junger heads into the secretive mangrove swamps to meet the waterborne warriors who are prepared to trigger a global meltdown.

Sebastian Junger

15, Apr, 2007 @10:40 AM

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