George Packer

George Packer
Guillermo Riveros
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George Packer is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq, which received numerous prizes and was named one of the ten best books of 2005 by The New York Times Book Review. He is also the author of the novels The Half Man and Central Square, and the works of nonfiction The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, The Village of Waiting and Blood of the Liberals, which won the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. His play, Betrayed, ran in Manhattan for five months in 2008 and won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. He lives in Brooklyn.


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The Unwinding

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The 2013 National Book Award Winner A New York Times Bestseller American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single...


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Interesting Times

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Throughout his career as a journalist, George Packer has always been attuned to the voices and stories of individuals caught up in the big ideas and events of...


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Betrayed

George Packer
Faber and Faber, Inc.

Millions of Iraqis, spanning the country’s religious and ethnic spectrum, welcomed the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. But the mostly young men and women who...


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The Assassins' Gate

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle...


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Blood of the Liberals

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

An acclaimed journalist and novelist explores the legacy and future of American liberalism through the history of his family's politically active...


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The Village of Waiting

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Now restored to print with a new Foreword by Philip Gourevitch and an Afterword by the author, this book is a frank, moving, and vivid account of contemporary...


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