Jon Krakauer is the author of eight novels and has been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Academy Award for Literature. Krakauer, according to the award citation, combines the persistence and boldness of investigative journalism's best traditions with the stylistic delicacy and profound insight of a born writer. Jon Krakauer's website is www.jonkrakauer.com.
- Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
- Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
- Notes from the Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia
- High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places
- In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic