Charles Graeber is an award-winning journalist who has contributed to Wired, GQ, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Vogue, Outside Magazine, Men's Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Travel + Leisure, and The New York Times, among other publications. He is also a frequent guest on CNN, NPR, and other radio shows. His co-authored publications published in scholarly journals such as Kidney International as a former medical student and researcher. His work has been recognized with awards such as the Overseas Press Club award for exceptional foreign journalism, the New York Press Club prize for the best magazine spot news reportage of the year, several National Magazine Award nominations, and inclusion in anthologies such as The Best American Crime Writing, The Best American Science Writing, The Best American Business Writing, and a number of others. He was born in Iowa and now divides his time between Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Brooklyn, New York. www.CharlesGraeber.com is a good place to start for further information.