Books by Tony Horwitz

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Lucid and compelling but hardly groundbreaking."
A crisply written but not entirely original retelling of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry. Read full book review >
A VOYAGE LONG AND STRANGE by Tony Horwitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 29, 2008

"Accessible to all ages, hands-on and immensely readable, this book invites readers to search out America's story for themselves."
Irreverent, effervescent reexamination of early exploration in the Americas by peripatetic, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horwitz (The Devil May Care: 50 Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2002

"Tandem voyages taken 200 years apart: filled with history and alive with contrasts."
Pulitzer-winning journalist and travel-writer Horwitz (Confederates in the Attic, 1998, etc.), dogging the wake of Captain Cook, discerningly braids Cook's long-ago perceptions with his own present-day inquiries into the lands the Captain encountered. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 1998

"Horwitz's reflective odyssey uncovers a profoundly disaffected nation, where battles over the Confederate flag, virulent antigovernment sentiment, and enduring ignorance and bigotry invite some dispiriting conclusions about the prospects for black/white rapprochement."
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horwitz (Baghdad Without a Map, 1991, etc.) takes an eye-opening turn in the South, where his childhood obsession with the Confederacy collides with hard adult realities about race and culture in America. Read full book review >