Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood , a staff writer at The Atlantic, is author of The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State.

Outbreaks and Outcomes

Plagues thrive on more than just pathogens

by Graeme Wood | Monday, December 21, 2020

History, Alive and Well 

A writer’s tour of the Soviet world, 30 years after its collapse

by Graeme Wood | Monday, December 02, 2019

The Great Detached

As a journalist, Tom Wolfe’s greatest asset was his emotional distance from his subjects

by Graeme Wood | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

“I Figured What the Hell”

A pugnacious reporter looks back on his legendary career

by Graeme Wood | Monday, June 04, 2018

Lighten Up

by Graeme Wood | Monday, December 15, 2014

Out of Africa

A writer says goodbye to all that

by Graeme Wood | Monday, June 10, 2013

Two Dutch Visionaries

How the optical revolution revealed worlds large and small

by Graeme Wood | Wednesday, March 04, 2015

In the Shadow of Genocide

Impressions of a Turkish town that was once in Armenia

by Graeme Wood | Monday, March 01, 2010

Where Creeds Collide

Enmity at the intersections of religious radicalism

by Graeme Wood | Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Artful Lies

A deception signals a new age

by Graeme Wood | Friday, June 01, 2012