Wayne Barrett

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Wayne Barrett
Image of Wayne Barrett taken in September 2007
Wayne Barrett in 2007
Occupation Journalist
Language English
Nationality American
Spouse Fran[1]

Wayne Barrett c. 1946 (age 69–70) is an American journalist. He was[2] an investigative reporter and senior editor for the Village Voice for over 20 years. He is currently a Fellow with the Nation Institute and contributor to Newsweek.

He is the author of many articles and books about politicians, especially New York City figures such as Ed Koch, Donald Trump, and Rudy Giuliani. He is a major interviewee in Kevin Keating's 2006 documentary Giuliani Time. He is also on the adjunct faculty of the Columbia Journalism School.[3]

Health issues[edit]

Barrett is battling both interstitial lung disease and lung cancer.[4]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • The Big Apple: City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York (Harper and Row, 1988, ISBN 0-06-091662-1) (with Jack Newfield)
  • Trump: The Deals and the Downfall (Harper Collins, 1992, ISBN 0-06-016704-1)
  • Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani (Basic Books, 2001, ISBN 0-465-00524-1)
  • Grand Illusion: The Untold Story of Rudy Giuliani and 9/11 (Harper Collins, 2006, ISBN 0-06-053660-8; with Dan Collins)
  • Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention (Regan Arts [e-book] April 26, 2016, ASIN: B01ECUXPIM)


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