George Packer

George Packer is a staff writer for The Atlantic and the author of Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century, which won the 2020 Los Angeles Times Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He has published five other works of non-fiction – including The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, which won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 2013, and The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq, a Pulitzer finalist and winner of the Overseas Press Club Book Award and the New York Public Library Book Award in 2006 – as well as two novels and a play.