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George Packer


George Packer was born in Santa Clara County, California in 1960. His parents were both academics at Stanford University. He graduated from Yale. He has worked as a journalist and columnist for a variety of US publications, most recently for the New Yorker.

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His blog (no longer updated)
George Packer
The Rebirth of George Packer, The Unwinding of David Brooks


1988 The Village of Waiting
1991 The Half Man
1999 Central Square
2000 Blood of the Liberals
2005 The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq
2008 Betrayed: A Play
2009 Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade
2013 The Unwinding: Thirty Years of American Decline
2020 Our Man : Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century
2021 Last Best Hope: An Essay on the Revival of America