Pen Name: None
Born: in Wildwood, Illinois
Author lives in Chicago
Biographical and Professional Information
Sandlin is an award-winning journalist and essayist who was born in Wildwood, Illinois, and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He briefly attended the University of Chicago and Roosevelt University before leaving school to travel and write. He currently resides in Chicago.
Sandlin has written feature journalism, historical studies, and music reviews on opera and classical works. He has been a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Reader, where he was also for many years the TV critic. His essay “Losing the War” was included in the anthology The New Kings of Nonfiction.
Wicked River: The Mississipp River When it Last Ran Wild, Pantheon, 2010
The Distancers, Vintage, 2013
Storm Kings, Pantheon Books, 2013
Titles at Your Library
Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild
Release Date: 2010-10-19
The Distancers: An American Memoir
Release Date: 2013-08-13
Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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Sandlin is represented by Browne & Miller Literary Associates: email@example.com
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