A convicted murderer becomes the world's first digital corpse. An expanded version of the infamous story first published in The New Yorker.
Mummies of No Man's Land
The virtually unknown mummies of the American Southwest.
A wrong turn in my search for those mummies.
Witnessed from my perch at the graveside.
Skinned and disheartened, but still kicking
For sale as an eBook: The Mummy of John Wilkes Booth
In 1903 a drifter named David E. George died in the Oklahoma Territory after confessing his awful secret: He was John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed President Abraham Lincoln. His death was only the first stage in a macabre journey that took his mummified body around the country.Was he the real Booth? This is the story of America’s most bizarre conspiracy. 10,500 words.