Emily Hahn

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Emily Hahn (1905-1997) was an American journalist and author. Called "a forgotten American literary treasure" by The New Yorker magazine, she was the author of 52 books and more than 180 articles and stories. Ms. Hahn smoked large cigars, drank with gusto and maintained a chaotic love life across several continents.

Articles by this Contributor

April 1963

A long-buried series of letters to an African game hunter reveals T. R. as half thinker, half boy scout

June 1964

Spies and assassins stalked our first consul to Japan, his hosts bluntly told him to leave, and his own government neglected him

October/november 1980

The saga of Kip Wagner, the first modern American to grow rich from ancient Spanish treasure

August/September 1982

A collection of little-known early-twentieth-century photographs of St. Louis recalls the author’s unfashionably happy childhood