Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Philip Gourevitch

Journalist  |  United States
Philip Gourevitch - © Picador
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Philip Gourevitch is a long-time staff writer for The New Yorker, and the author of A Cold Case (2001) and We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998), which won many prestigious awards. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Gourevitch’s work as a foreign correspondent began in the early 1990s in Asia Europe, and Africa. In 2004, he was The New Yorker’s Washington Correspondent, covering the presidential election. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and in 2010 was named a Chevallier de l’Ordre des Arts et Des Lettres in France.

Latest book: The Ballad of Abu Ghraib (Penguin Books, 2008)

Philip Gourevitch will participate in:
« The New Faces of the Enemy », round-table, Saturday, January 29th, The New York Public Library - Celeste Bartos Forum.

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton