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James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. He has reported from around the world and has worked in software design at Microsoft, as the editor of U.S. News & World Report, and as a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter. He is currently a news analyst for NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered and a visiting professor at the University of Sydney.

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Blind Into Baghdad
America's War in Iraq
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 15, 2006
Price: $13.95

In the autumn of 2002, Atlantic Monthly national correspondent James Fallows wrote an article predicting many of the problems America would face if it invaded Iraq. After events confirmed many of his predictions, Fallows went on to write some of the most acclaimed, award-winning journalism on the planning and execution of... Read more >
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Blind Into Baghdad
America's War in Iraq
Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Breaking The News
How the Media Undermine American Democracy
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 14, 1997
Price: $14.95

With an Afterword to the 1997 paperback edition.  Why do Americans mistrust the news media? It may be because shows like "The McLaughlin Group" reduce participating journalists to so many shouting heads. Or because, increasingly, the profession treats issues as complex as health-care reform and foreign policy as exercises in political gamesmanship... Read more >

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China Airborne
The Test of China's Future
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

From one of our most influential journalists, here is a timely, vital, and illuminating account of the next stage of China’s modernization—its plan to rival America as the world’s leading aerospace power and to bring itself from its low-wage past to a high-tech future.

In 2011, China announced its twelfth Five-Year Plan... Read more >
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China Airborne

Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Looking at the Sun
The Rise of the New East Asian Economic and Political System
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 24, 1995
Price: $23.00

Fallows reveals how political goals and historical experience have shaped Japan's economic rise and placed it at the heart of the Asian system. He shows how the explosive growth of Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore has been fueled by Japanese investment; why Burma, the Philippines, and Vietnam have been largely isolated from... Read more >

Postcards from Tomorrow Square
Reports from China
Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Postcards from Tomorrow Square
Reports from China
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $15.00

“Americans need not be hostile toward China's rise, but they should be wary about its eventual effects. The United States is the only nation with the scale and power to try to set the terms of its interaction with China rather than just succumb. So starting now, Americans need to consider... Read more >
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