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About the Author
Jason Fagone has written about science, sports, and culture for GQ, Wired, The Atlantic, New York, Grantland, Mother Jones, the New York Times Magazine, and The Best American Sports Writing. He is the author of one previous nonfiction book, Horsemen of the Esophagus, about competitive eaters, and is the recipient of a Knight-Wallace Fellowship in journalism. He lives in Texas with his wife and daughter. Visit @jfagone on Twitter.