Ted Conover is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. He went to Guantanamo Bay to report on the detention of suspected jihadists and terrorists there. He has written about it in the June 29th edition of The New York Times Magazine, "In the Land of Guantanamo." Previously, Conover spent a year as a prison guard inside New York State's infamous Sing Sing prison to experience first hand the conditions within a prison. He wrote about it in his book, Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing.
Writer Ted Conover (CON-over) spent a year as a prison guard inside New York State’s infamous Sing Sing prison. He wanted to experience first hand the conditions within a prison. He writes about it in his new book “Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing” (Random House). Conover’s previous books chronicled his time spent with illegal aliens (“Coyotes”) and railroad hoboes (“Rolling Nowhere”). Conover is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine.
Journalist Ted Conover. His new book is "Whiteout: Lost in Aspen" about the two years he spent immersed in the culture of Aspen, Colorado, a mecca of sorts for the rich and famous. Conover's other books are "Rolling Nowhere," about riding the rails with America's hoboes, and "Coyotes," about illegal aliens, which was named a notable book of the year by "The New York Times." (His new book is published by Random House).