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Stories by Simon Winchester
Hong Kong's Secret Oasis
Simon Winchester on finding a hidden China amid the glitz and gaudiness.
Why I’m Becoming an American
Forty years ago, this country embraced a broke Brit. I’m giving back—with the oath of citizenship.
Swallowed by the Sea
As Japan reels from the tsunami, archeologists claim to have discovered the lost city of Atlantis, a fabled place built—like much of the world—in the crosshairs of nature.
America’s Deadliest Nuke Disaster
Simon Winchester on the mysterious mishap that killed three men in 1961 Idaho.
The Scariest Earthquake Is Yet to Come
The tsunami that struck Japan was the third in a series of events that now put California at risk.