Tim Weiner
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Tim Weiner

Tim Weiner has won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his reporting and writing on American national security. As a correspondent for The New York Times, he covered the Central Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon in Washington, and reported on war and terrorism from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Sudan, and many other nations over the course of 15 years.

His new book, ONE MAN AGAINST THE WORLD: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, was hailed as "[an] eye-opening study of Richard Nixon's booze-soaked, paranoid White House years and the endless tragedies they wrought" by Kirkus Reviews prior to publication. "It speaks volumes about Nixon that there is still more to learn about him, 40-plus years after Watergate. It speaks further volumes that what we are learning is even worse than what we knew."

Publisher's Weekly said ONE MAN AGAINST THE WORLD is a "devastating account of Nixon's presidency, drawing on documents declassified in the last seven years.... Chilling excerpts from tape recordings that have only recently been made accessible include cold-blooded exchanges between Nixon and [Henry] Kissinger in which the two debate the merits of committing war crimes in order to win in Vietnam. This is powerful raw material, but Weiner's brilliant turns of phrase transform it into something extraordinary."

His previous books include ENEMIES, a history of the FBI acclaimed as "fascinating" by The Wall Street Journal. LEGACY OF ASHES, his chronicle of the CIA, won the 2007 National Book Award; it was a bestseller across the United States and around the world. He has lectured at the CIA, universities, political think tanks, and Presidential libraries. He directs the Carey Institute's nonfiction residency program in upstate New York and teaches as the 2015 Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies at Princeton.

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Best Sellers

    • Legacy of Ashes

    • The History of the CIA
    • By: Tim Weiner
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 21 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,634

    This is the book the CIA does not want you to read. For the last 60 years, the CIA has maintained a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible record, never disclosing its blunders....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read/Listen

    • By Jim on 08-23-07

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Enemies: A History of the FBI

    • By: Tim Weiner
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 567
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 485

    Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI’s secret intelligence operations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Important gripping history read perfectly

    • By CMcK on 08-06-12

    Regular price: $38.50

    • One Man Against the World

    • The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
    • By: Tim Weiner
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215

    In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate controversy that brought about Nixon's demise were inextricably linked....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A worthy listen, if a bit sensationalized.

    • By Reza on 06-20-15

    Regular price: $27.99

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