Krakauer’s New Book on Campus Rape

April 17, 2015 1:38 AM

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Krakauer’s New Book on Campus Rape

In ‘Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town,’ author Jon Krakauer (‘Into Thin Air,’ ‘Into the Wild’) explores campus rape

In 2013, Jon Krakauer was at a Missoula, Mont., sentencing hearing for a college football player accused of rape. Transfixed by the victim’s steely testimony, the author of “Into Thin Air” and the classroom staple “Into the Wild” had a eureka moment: This might be a book. During a break, he approach...

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