Philip Gourevitch

Philip Gourevitch (born 1961), an American author and journalist, is a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker and the former editor of The Paris Review. His most recent book is The Ballad of Abu Ghraib (2008), an account of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison under the American occupation. Gourevitch has written on a variety of subjects—from ethnic conflicts in Africa, Europe and Asia to political corruption in Rhode Island and the music of James Brown. He became widely known for his first book, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families (1998), which tells the story of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
Posts about Philip Gourevitch
  • The Digiday Vitriol-o-meter: What were we outraged about this week?

    … at “The New Republic” Media Twitter was aghast that Franklin Foer and Leon Wieseltier (pictured), the top two editors at The New Republic, resigned due to issues with Chris Hughes, the Facebook co-founder who has owned the magazine since 2012. That prompted a horde of New Republic staffers to resign in protest and countless outsiders to bemoan…

    Digiday- 6 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web