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George Packer

George Packer
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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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George Packer

The Unwinding

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

The 2013 National Book Award Winner

A New York Times Bestseller
Selected by New York Times' critic Dwight Garner...

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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...

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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 abandoned...

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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...

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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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