Sam Apple is the author of Ravenous: Otto Warburg, the Nazis, and the Search for the Cancer-Diet Connection, American Parent, and Schlepping Through the Alps. Apple has published short stories, personal essays, satires, children's books, and journalistic features on a wide range of topics. In recent years, he has primarily written about science and health. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, The Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, The MIT Technology Review, and McSweeney’s, among many other publications. Schlepping Through the Alps was a finalist for the PEN America Award for a first work of nonfiction.