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Tony Horwitz

Tony is a native of Washington, D.C., and a graduate of Brown University and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. He spent a decade overseas as a foreign correspondent, mainly covering wars and conflicts for The Wall Street Journal. After returning to the U.S., he won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and wrote for The New Yorker before becoming a full-time author.

His books include the national and New York Times bestsellers, Confederates in the Attic, Blue Latitudes, Baghdad Without a Map and A Voyage Long and Strange. Midnight Rising, was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2011; one of the year's ten best books by Library Journal; and won the 2012 William Henry Seward Award for Excellence in Civil War Biography. His latest, BOOM, is his first ebook, about a journey through the tar sands and along the route of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Tony has also been a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and a visiting scholar at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University. He lives with his wife, Geraldine Brooks, and their sons, Nathaniel and Bizu, on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.

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Best Sellers

    • Spying on the South

    • An Odyssey Across the American Divide
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Tony Horwitz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting eulogy

    • By James D. Doyle on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Confederates in the Attic

    • Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Arthur Addison
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book to listen to

    • By Rita on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • A Voyage Long and Strange

    • Rediscovering the New World
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 107

    On a chance visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz makes an unsettling discovery: he's reached middle age with a third-grader's grasp of early America....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just Not For Me

    • By Sara on 10-25-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Midnight Rising

    • John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Oreskes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    Best-selling author Tony Horwitz tells the electrifying tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to bloody war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Up from Obscurity

    • By Lynn on 06-18-12
    • John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Oreskes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 10-25-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 194 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • BOOM

    • Oil, Money, Cowboys, Strippers, and the Energy Rush That Could Change America Forever
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Matt Morel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Prize-winning reporter Tony Horwitz takes a spirited road trip through the wild new frontier of energy in North America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Horwitz gem

    • By Phyllis A Overstreet on 05-31-19
    • Oil, Money, Cowboys, Strippers, and the Energy Rush That Could Change America Forever
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Matt Morel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 02-20-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

    Regular price: $2.99

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