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Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, right, is a senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1994. He has been the newspaper’s bureau chief in Baghdad, Cairo, and Southeast Asia, and he has been covering Afghanistan off and on for a decade. Chandrasekaran is the author of Little America and Imperial Life in the Emerald City, which was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2007 by The New York Times.
 
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Rajiv Chandrasekaran is available for select speaking engagements. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com or visit www.prhspeakers.com. 


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Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27883-8 (0-307-27883-2)

The Green Zone, Baghdad, 2003: in this walled-off compound of swimming pools and luxurious amenities, Paul Bremer and his Coalition Provisional Authority set out to fashion a new, democratic Iraq. Staffed by idealistic aides chosen primarily for their views on issues such as abortion and capital punishment, the CPA spent the... Read more






Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Knopf | Hardcover | September 2006
$25.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-4487-0 (1-4000-4487-1)

An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad’s Green Zone, a walled-off enclave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq.

The Washington Post’s former Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran takes us with him into the Zone: into a bubble, cut... Read more






La Zona Verde
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | February 2010
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-73949-0 (0-307-73949-X)

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Little America
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2013
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-94704-8 (0-307-94704-1)

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year
 
The author of the acclaimed bestseller and National Book Award finalist, Imperial Life in the Emerald City, tells the startling, behind-the-scenes story of the US’s political and military misadventure in Afghanistan. In this meticulously... Read more






Little America
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Knopf | Hardcover | June 2012
$27.95/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95714-6 (0-307-95714-4)

From the award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a riveting, intimate account of America’s troubled war in Afghanistan.

When President Barack Obama ordered the surge of troops and aid to Afghanistan, Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran followed. He found the effort sabotaged not only by Afghan and Pakistani... Read more






For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Knopf | Hardcover | November 2014
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-87445-5 (1-101-87445-7)

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more





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