Martin Walker (reporter)
|Occupation||Reporter and novelist|
|Genres||Non-fiction (history), crime fiction|
Before joining UPI in 2000 he spent 25 years at The Guardian newspaper working in a variety of positions including bureau chief in Moscow and the United States, European editor and assistant editor.
He also holds a variety of other positions including being a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.; a senior fellow of the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research in New York; and the Board of Directors of the Global Panel Foundation (Berlin, Copenhagen, Prague, Sydney and Toronto). He is also a contributing editor of the Los Angeles Times's Opinion section and of Europe magazine. Walker also is a regular commentator on CNN, Inside Washington, and NPR.
Walker has written several books including Waking Giant: Gorbachev and Perestroika, The Cold War: A History, Clinton: The President They Deserve and America Reborn.
He is also the author of the 'Bruno' detective series set in the Périgord region of France, where Walker has a holiday home. It is based on an unconventional village policeman, Benoit 'Bruno' Courreges, a gourmet cook and former soldier who was wounded on a peacekeeping mission in the Balkans, who never carries his official gun and has "long since lost the key to his handcuffs."
- Bruno, Chief of Police. Quercus, London 2008, ISBN 978-1-84724-507-6
- The Dark Vineyard. Quercus, London 2009, ISBN 978-1-84724-915-9
- Black Diamond. Quercus, London 2010, ISBN 978-0-85738-053-1
- The Crowded Grave. Quercus, London 2011, ISBN 9781849163217
- The Devil's Cave. Quercus, London 2012, ISBN 978-1-78087-068-7
- The Resistance Man. Quercus, London 2013, ISBN 978-1780870724
- "Martin Walker Appointed Head of A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council". A.T. Kearney. 2007-01-25. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
- "Martin Walker". Random House, Inc. Retrieved 2008-10-05.
- "Biography of Martin Walker". The Globalist. Retrieved 2008-10-05.