American University of Beirut


Scott Anderson

Mr. Anderson is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, best known for his war coverage in the Balkans and the Middle East. His acclaimed August 2016 report for the magazine on the Arab Spring revolutions, Fractured Lands, was the longest article ever published by the New York Times. His most recent book, Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East was a National Book Critics Award finalist and an international bestseller. He is also the author of two novels, Triage and Moonlight Hotel, as well as several other non-fiction books including The Man Who Tried to Save the World. His next book, The Good Spies, about the early Cold War, will be published by Doubleday.​

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