Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
George Weller
George Weller Enlarge Photo

Photo © Alen MacWeeney

  • About this Author
author spotlight

GEORGE WELLER was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard in 1929. As an admired but penniless young novelist, he began reporting on Greece and the Balkans for the New York Times in the 1930s, then made his name covering the war for the Chicago Daily News. He won a 1943 Pulitzer Prize for his story of an emergency appendectomy on a submarine in enemy waters. Throughout a long career Weller reported from five continents; he was a Nieman Fellow in 1947 and also won a 1954 George Polk Award. His work includes two highly praised WWII books, Singapore Is Silent... Read More

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
First Into Nagasaki
The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War
Written by George Weller
Edited by Anthony Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 31, 2007
Price: $14.95

George Weller was a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter who covered World War II across Europe, Africa, and Asia. At the war’s end in September 1945, under General MacArthur’s media blackout, correspondents were forbidden to enter both Nagasaki and Hiroshima. But instead of obediently staying with the press corps in northern Japan, Weller... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

First Into Nagasaki
The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War
Written by George Weller and Anthony Weller


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Weller's War
A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents
Written by George Weller
Edited by Anthony Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $18.00

Walter Cronkite called him “one of our best war correspondents.” His stories from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific during World War II won him the Pulitzer Prize. Now, George Weller is immortalized in a collection of fearless, intrepid dispatches that crisscross a shattered globe. Edited by his son, Weller’s War... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Weller's War
A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents
Written by George Weller
Edited by Anthony Weller


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Archetype
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Page 1 of 1