Franz Lidz
Franz Lidz

Franz Lidz is the author of the memoirs Unstrung Heroes and Fairway To Hell and the urban history Ghosty Men: The Strange But True Story of the Collyer Brothers.

April 4 2012 8:30 AMExpensive ChinaA $31 million scroll, an $86 million vase, and other items from the Chinese antiques boom.
Left Field
July 26 2004 2:05 PMSmall WonderThe littlest town in Britain is home to every sport you've never heard of.
Left Field
Nov. 30 2004 7:59 AMFrom Soup to GutsSumo wrestlers fatten up on chankonabe.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 3:45 PM The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
  Health & Science
July 27 2015 12:08 PM A Brief History of Everything A supersized MinutePhysics that tackles our evolution, from the Big Bang to present day.