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David Grann

David Grann has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2003. He is the author of "The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon," and his stories have appeared in several anthologies, including "What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001"; "The Best American Crime Writing," of 2004, 2005, and 2009; and "The Best American ... See full bio »

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 2018 The Old Man & the Gun (based on the New Yorker article by)
 2018/I Trial by Fire (based on The New Yorker article by)
 2016 The Lost City of Z (based on the book by)
 2016 Dark Crimes (inspired by the article "True Crime: A Postmodern Murder Mystery" by)
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 2016 The Lost City of Z (special thanks)
 2010 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Death by Fire (2010) ... (special thanks)
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 2017 Mysteries of the Missing (TV Series documentary)
Self - Author, 'The Lost City of Z'
- Forbidden City of Gold (2017) ... Self - Author, 'The Lost City of Z'
 2017 The View (TV Series)
Self - Author
- Kim Kardashian West/David Grann (2017) ... Self - Author
 2017 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 May 2017 (2017) ... Self
 2015 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self - Author
- American Comandante (2015) ... Self - Author
 2015 What on Earth? (TV Series documentary)
Self - Author: The Lost City of Z
- Lost City of Gold (2015) ... Self - Author: The Lost City of Z
 2009 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode #5.38 (2009) ... Self - Guest

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Graduated from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Boston University in 1994.

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