Robert Kurson earned a bachelorís degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, and Esquire, where he is a contributing editor. Crashing Through is based on Kursonís 2006 National Magazine Award-winning profile in Esquire. He is the author of Shadow Divers, and he lives in Chicago.
Books:Pirate Hunters, June 2015
Crashing Through, May 2007