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C.J. Chivers (Rhymes With Shivers) Is One Helluva Writer

On a beautiful sun-dappled afternoon last May, I sat on a bench in Square Henri Galli, a Paris pocket park across the Seine from Île Saint Louis, and while des enfants frolicked about, read a New York Magazine article that … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, Rhymes With Shivers (Syrian Rebel ‘Dark Side’ Edition)

The New York Times’s redoubtable war correspondent C.J. Chivers filed yet another riveting story on Friday’s front page. American Sees Dark Side of Syrian Rebels Matthew Schrier was helpless. An American photographer held in a rebel-controlled prison in the Syrian … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers: Rhymes With Shivers (‘Death Highway’ Edition)

From our Late to the (Syrian Rebel) Party desk New York Times war correspondent C.J. Chivers produces boots-on-the-ground reporting as well as any journalist of his generation, and his Friday piece is no exception. In Syrian Clash Over ‘Death Highway,’ a Bitterly … Continue reading

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NYT’s C.J. Chivers (Rhymes With Shivers) Captures Syrian Armed Rebels

Yesterday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece that further cements the status of C.J. Chivers in the God-Damned Infantry Hall of Fame alongside Ernie Pyle and Bill Mauldin. Life With Syria’s Rebels in a Cold and Cunning War … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libyan Burial Edition)

The latest from incomparable New York Times reporter C.J. Shivers: Libyan City Buries Its Attackers Respectfully MISURATA, Libya — The gravediggers worked methodically and with few words. By now their grisly labor was a routine. The corpses of the soldiers … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Misurata Edition)

Absolutely stunning depiction by New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers of rocket attacks on the Libyan town of Miseryata: The Lives at the End of the Rockets’ Arc MISURATA, Libya — The four fresh corpses, the remains of people recently … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libya Edition II)

Yet another riveting dispatch from New York Times correspondent C.J. Chivers, this time about life (and death) in a medical tent in Libya: In the battle for Misurata, a rebel holdout city under attack by Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces for months, … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libya Edition)

The hardworking staff is a longtime admirer of New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers, and his report in Sunday’s Times just reinforces that. Lede: MISURATA, Libya — Muftah Militan, a rebel with his wounded right arm in a sling and … Continue reading

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Is This The Book You Thought C.J. Chivers Would Write?

When New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers went missing from the paper some months ago, the logical assumption was that he’d taken time off to write a book about the war in Iraq or Afghanistan, both of which he has … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers

The always notable C.J. Chivers has yet another terrific piece in Sunday’s New York Times. Headline (web edition) : As Afghan Fighting Expands, U.S. Medics Plunge In Lede: MARJA, Afghanistan — The Marine had been shot in the skull. He … Continue reading

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