Evan Hughes
Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes is the author of Literary Brooklyn and “The Trials of White Boy Rick.” Follow him on Twitter.

 

Crime
Oct. 1 2014 4:15 PMThe Trials of White Boy RickA Detroit crime legend, the FBI, and the ugliness of the war on drugs.
Brow Beat
Dec. 12 2013 3:20 PMHow Much of American Hustle Actually Happened?
Brow Beat
Jan. 11 2012 2:21 PMWatch James Franco’s New Hart Crane Biopic (Or, Maybe, Don’t)
Technology
May 30 2014 6:24 PMBringing Down the HachettePublishers could have thwarted the latest Amazon power grab. They didn’t, and books will suffer for it.
Crime
Dec. 19 2012 1:24 PMFatally FlawedJeffrey MacDonald might have killed his family—but we don’t know for sure.
  Life
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 11:17 AM Why They Fled Underground Railroad operator Sydney Howard Gay’s meticulous guestbook reveals how and why enslaved men and women risked everything to escape north.
  Slate Plus
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 10:59 AM To Do No Harm? History of American Slavery, Episode 7: What modern medicine gained from slavery, and how slaveholders sought to legitimize their ideology through science.