Jane Kramer (born August 7, 1938) is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years. Kramer has also written nine books, the latest of which, Lone Patriot (2003), is about a militia in the American West. Her other books include The Last Cowboy, Europeans and The Politics of Memory.
Kramer is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She has taught at Princeton University, Sarah Lawrence, CUNY, and the University of California, Berkeley.
Since 2006, Kramer has been a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur.
- Lone Patriot: The Short Career of an American Militiaman, Random House, 2002
- The Politics of Memory: Looking for Germany in the New Germany, Random House, 1996
- Unter Deutschen, Edition Tiamat (Berlin), 1996
- Whose Art Is It, Duke University Press, 1994
- Sonderbare Europäer, Die Andere Bibliothek/Eichborn (Frankfurt), 1993
- Eine Amerikanerin in Berlin, Edition Tiamat (Berlin), 1993
- Europeans, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988
- Unsettling Europe, Random House, 1980
- The Last Cowboy, Harper & Row, 1977
- Honor to the Bride Like the Pigeon That Guards Its Grain Under the Clove Tree, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970
- Allen Ginsberg in America, Random House, 1969
- Off Washington Square: A Reporter Looks at Greenwich Village, N.Y., Duell, Sloan & Pierce, 1963
- This was the award for paperback "General Nonfiction".
From 1980 to 1983 in National Book Awards history there were several nonfiction subcategories including General Nonfiction, with dual hardcover and paperback awards in most categories. Most of the paperback award-winners were reprints, including this one.
- Lone Patriot (2003) ISBN 1-4000-3232-6