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Charles C. Mann

Charles C. Mann, a correspondent for "The Atlantic," "Science," and "Wired," has written for "Fortune," "The New York Times," "Smithsonian," "Technology Review," "Vanity Fair," and "The Washington Post," as well as for the TV network HBO and the series "Law & Order." A three-time National Magazine Award finalist, he is the recipient of writing awards from the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Physics, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation. His 1491 won the National Academies Communication Award for the best book of the year.