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Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson is a veteran war correspondent who has reported from Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, Chechnya, Sudan, Bosnia, El Salvador and many other strife-torn countries. A frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, his work has also appeared in Vanity Fair, Esquire, Harper’s and Outside. He is the author of novels Moonlight Hotel and Triage and of non-fiction books The Man Who Tried to Save the World and The 4 O’Clock Murders, and co-author of War Zones and Inside The League with his brother Jon Lee Anderson.

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Fractured Lands
Written by Scott Anderson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2017
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-43443-6 (0-525-43443-7)

From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.

In 2011, a series of anti-government uprisings shook the Middle East and North Africa in what would become known as the... Read more

Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2014
$18.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47641-8 (0-307-47641-3)

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
The Seattle Times 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Chicago Tribune

A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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The Man Who Tried to Save the World
Written by Scott Anderson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2000
$17.95/20.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-48666-8 (0-385-48666-9)

A swashbuckling Texan, a teller of tall tales, a womanizer, and a renegade, Fred Cuny spent his life in countries rent by war, famine, and natural disasters, saving many thousands of lives through his innovative and sometimes controversial methods of relief work. Cuny earned his nickname "Master of Disaster" for his... Read more

Moonlight Hotel
Written by Scott Anderson
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$14.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9563-6 (1-4000-9563-8)

David Richards is a mid-level diplomat assigned to the sleepy, backwater Middle Eastern kingdom of Kutar in 1983. He spends his days on minor development projects and his nights seducing ambassador’s wives. But when news of a tribal skirmish reaches the capital, Richards soon finds himself embroiled in a civil war... Read more