Lawrence Wright

Books by Lawrence Wright

Lawrence Wright is an American journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, he is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine and a fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University School of Law. Wright is best known as the author of the much recommended book The Looming Tower, an account of Al Qaeda and the run-up to 9/11.

Interviews where books by Lawrence Wright were recommended

The best books on 9/11, recommended by Yosri Fouda

Who was Osama bin Laden? How critical was he to the 9/11 attacks on the United States? What happened in the first 100 days at Guantanamo Bay? Who was in charge of the United States when George W Bush went into hiding? What should we make of all the conspiracy theories that have sprung up around the events of that day? Yosri Fouda, the veteran Egyptian investigative reporter, author and TV host talks us through his choice of the best books on 9/11.

The Best Jimmy Carter Books, recommended by Robert Lieberman

For good books to understand Jimmy Carter and his presidency, it’s important to understand the context in which he was elected and served as president, argues political scientist Robert Lieberman. Here, he recommends five books on Jimmy Carter, winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize: “Carter was who he seemed to be, which is not something you often say about successful politicians.”

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