Heather Horn

Heather Horn is a former senior associate editor at The Atlantic.

Historical Desserts for the 4th of July

Some recipes from Thomas Jefferson, the Coolidge White House, 19th-century political rallies, and a Supreme Court justice's husband--with a dose of history

The Secret World of 'Garbagemen'

An anthropologist joins the ranks of the underappreciated sanitation workers of New York City. The result? An eye-opening account of the mysterious and dangerous world of trash.