The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties’ most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.
“Shapiro has rescued from oblivion a wondrous tale of exploration. The Stowaway is a thrilling adventure that captures not only the making of a man but of a nation.”
— David Grann, bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon
02/2021: Winner of Best NYC Essay or Article from the GANYC Apple Awards
09/2020: “The Improbable Journey of Dorothy Parker’s Ashes”
Laurie’s latest for The New Yorker
10/2019: Viking Welcomes Shapiro’s ‘Amelia’