June 3, 2014: NYU Stories

Dan talks about Toms River, tweeting, and “this Pulitzer thing”.

May 28, 2014

The New York Public Library gives Dan its Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, calling Toms River “powerful, in-depth reporting that informs the public, shapes policy, and changes the world.” The ceremony was also broadcast on C-SPAN’s Book TV.

May 27, 2014: C-SPAN

Dan and the other finalists for the Bernstein Award talk about the challenges nonfiction book authors face in a digital world. C-SPAN broadcast the discussion at the New York Public Library.

May 21, 2014: China Dialogue

An interview with Dan published in China Dialogue, which also reviewed Toms River.

April 30, 2014: Newsday

Dan talks about Toms River in a post-Pulitzer interview with Newsday, where he worked for 18 years.

April 27, 2014: New York Times

In a New York Times column, Dan writes about his trip to Basel, Switzerland, cradle of the chemical industry 150 years ago, and now a beneficiary of industrial outsourcing.

April 23, 2014: Democracy Now

Dan does an extended interview on Amy Goodman’s internationally syndicated Democracy Now! television and radio program.

April 14, 2014

Toms River has been awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, awarded to “a distinguished and appropriately documented book of nonfiction by an American author.”

March 10, 2014

A panel of writers and editors selected Toms River as the winner of the “Green” category in the Books for a Better Life awards.

February 24, 2014

Toms River has been named a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, awarded to “journalists whose books have brought clarity and public attention to important issues, events, or policies.” The winner will be announced this summer.