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George Packer

George Packer
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George Packer is an award-winning author and staff writer at The Atlantic. His previous books include The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America (winner of the National Book Award), The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq, and Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century (winner of the Hitchens Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography). He is also the author of two novels and a play, and the editor of a two-volume edition of the essays of George Orwell.

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George Packer

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June 18-19, 2021

Join National Book Award winning author George Packer for a virtual discussion of hist latest book, Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal.

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Last Best Hope

Last Best Hope

Acclaimed National Book Award-winning author George Packer diagnoses America’s descent into a failed state, and envisions a path toward overcoming our injustices, paralyses, and divides

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The Unwinding

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
AN NPR BEST BOOK

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Interesting Times

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The 2013 National Book Award Winner
A New York Times Bestseller

Throughout his career as a journalist, George Packer has always been attuned...

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Betrayed

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Based on George Packer's account in The New Yorker, Betrayed is a riveting and morally complex drama that explores in the Iraqis' own words the ways in which we have already...

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Betrayed

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Based on George Packer's account in The New Yorker, Betrayed is a riveting and morally complex drama that explores in the Iraqis' own words the ways in which we have already...

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The Assassins' Gate

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Named One of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review

Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The Washington Post Book World, The...

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The Village of Waiting

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Back in print, the "masterful" (The New York Times Book Review) account of an American in West Africa

Now restored to print with a new Foreword by Philip Gourevitch...

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Blood of the Liberals

George Packer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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

George Packer's maternal...

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