|Born||Anthony Lander Horwitz
June 9, 1958
|Genre||Non-fiction, travel and description, military history, biography|
|Subject||Civil War, maritime discoveries|
|Notable awards||1994 James Aronson Award, 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting|
|Spouse||Geraldine Brooks (m. 1984)|
Tony Horwitz (born June 9, 1958) is an American journalist and writer. His works include Blue Latitudes or Into the Blue (2002), Confederates in the Attic (1998), A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World (2008), and his most recent book Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War (2011).
Early life and education
Horwitz was born Anthony Lander Horwitz in Washington, D.C., the son of Norman Harold Horwitz and Elinor Lander Horwitz, a writer of young adult and adult books. Horwitz is an alumnus of Sidwell Friends School, in Washington, D.C. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa as a history major from Brown University and received a master's degree at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
He won a 1994 James Aronson Award and the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, and for his stories about working conditions in low-wage America published in The Wall Street Journal. He also worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker and as a foreign correspondent covering conflicts in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.
- One for the Road: a Hitchhiker's Outback. Harper & Row Publishers. 1987. ISBN 006312095X. OCLC 26195613.
- Baghdad Without A Map. Angus & Robertson. 1991. ISBN 978-0-207-17168-0.
- Confederates in the Attic. Pantheon Books. 1998. ISBN 978-0-679-43978-3.
- Blue Latitudes. Macmillan. 2002. ISBN 978-0-8050-6541-1. OCLC 49626343.
- Into the Blue. Bloomsbury Publishing. 2003. ISBN 978-0-7475-6455-3.
- The Devil May Care: 50 Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown. Oxford University Press. 2003. ISBN 978-0-19-516922-5. OCLC 52477250.
- A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World. Henry Holt. 2008. ISBN 978-0-8050-7603-5. OCLC 180989602.
- Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. Henry Holt. 2011. ISBN 978-0-8050-9153-3. OCLC 697267337.
- BOOM: Oil, Money, Cowboys, Strippers, and the Energy Rush That Could Change America Forever. Amazon Digital Services. 2014.
- Horwitz, Tony (2008). A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World. Holt, Henry & Company, Inc. ISBN 9780805076035.
- Horwitz, Tony (2011). Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. Henry Holt and Co. ASIN B00AZ8C8PM.
- Tony Horwitz. "Tony Horwitz". The Atlantic.
- stacey palevsky. "The wandering Haggadah – j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California". jweekly.com.
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