Jon Krakauer

4 Three Cups of Tea update

The uproar over Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, continues. The most complete collection of articles and posts written in response to the allegations of wrongdoing raised first by CBS’ 60 Minutes and, in greater detail, by former supporter and author Jon Krakauer’s Three Cups of Deceit can…

6 Three Cups of Tea: A teachable moment?

The debate about Greg “Three Cups of Tea” Mortenson is raging, and will rage for awhile. There’s plenty to read out there (here’s a list of more than 80 articles compiled by Good Intentions are Not Enough) — from diatribes that condemn Mortenson as a self-promoting fraud to those who…

72 Ten sips from “Three Cups of Deceit” — starting in Seattle

Jon Krakauer describes Greg Mortenson’s “Three Cups of Deceit,” and its Seattle origins. By now, most of you have probably heard something about the allegations of literary fabrication and financial misdeeds of the celebrated humanitarian Greg Mortenson, author of the inspiring book Three Cups of Tea. The accusations were aired…