Brett Velicovich was justifiably proud of his counterterrorist expertise in Iraq, but it was a rescue mission of no strategic importance that put him in touch with his humanity.
Christopher S. Stewart is an investigative reporter at the Wall Street Journal, where he shared a 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. His work has appeared in GQ, Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, The Paris Review, Wired, and other publications, and he also served as deputy editor at the New York Observer and is a former contributing editor at Condé Nast Portfolio. Stewart is the author of Hunting the Tiger and Jungleland. He lives with his family in New York. christophersstewart.com @csstewart
Christopher S. Stewart had a pretty good life in Brooklyn—until the legend of Ciudad Blanca lured him deep into the jungles of Honduras. In his new book Jungleland, Stewart recounts his adventures on the Mosquito Coast, and an obsession that brought him to the brink.