Author: Jack El-Hai

Jack El-Hai (he/his/him) is the author of many books, including most recently The Lost Brothers: A Family’s Decades-Long Search. He has written about history, crime, science, and medicine for Smithsonian, The Atlantic, GQ, Wired, Discover, Scientific American, and many other publications. He publishes Damn History, a newsletter for readers and writers of popular history. He can be reached by email at or on