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Two New Books Show the Good and the Bad of Everest Obsession

'The Moth and the Mountain,' by Ed Caesar, and 'Shook,' by Jennifer Hull, examine expeditions that took place in different time periods, but both demonstrate how the mountain can bring out the best and worst in people

Eva Holland
Nov 13, 2020

Even Mount Everest Is Shutting Down

An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns

Anna Callaghan and Matt Skenazy
Mar 12, 2020