|Born||Anthony Lander Horwitz
June 9, 1958
|Education||Sidwell Friends School, Brown University, Columbia School of Journalism|
|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 author who won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. His books include One for the Road: a Hitchhiker's Outback (1987), Baghdad Without a Map (1991), Confederates in the Attic (1998), Blue Latitudes (AKA Into the Blue) (2002), 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, a neurosurgeon, and Elinor Lander Horwitz, a writer. 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 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.
- "New College hosts Global Leadership Luncheon - Nimbe". Nimbe.
- 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.
- "Norman Horwitz, neurosurgeon who operated on D.C. police officer wounded in Reagan assassination attempt, dies at 87". Washington Post.
- Tony Horwitz. "Tony Horwitz". The Atlantic.
- Horwitz, Tony (June 19, 2014). "I Was a Digital Best Seller!" – via NYTimes.com.
- stacey palevsky. "The wandering Haggadah – j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California". jweekly.com.
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