Examples of Famous Literary Journalism in the Form of Books

In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
by Jon Krakauer

by John Hersey

Slouching Towards Bethlehem
by Joan Didion

Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
by Hunter S. Thompson

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
by Jon Krakauer

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
by Anne Fadiman

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
by Tracy Kidder

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
by Sebastian Junger

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
by Eric Schlosser

In Patagoni
by Bruce Chatwin