Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn is an Irish journalist. He has been a Middle East correspondent since 1979, for The Financial Times and, currently, for The Independent. Among the most experienced commentators on Iraq, he has written various books on the country’s recent history. He has won the Martha Gellhorn Prize, the James Cameron Prize and the Orwell Prize for Journalism

Books by Patrick Cockburn

Interviews where books by Patrick Cockburn were recommended

The best books on Iraq, recommended by Colin Freeman

The Sunday Telegraph’s chief foreign correspondent on the dangers of being a journalist in the Iraq war. “When a little of group of kids wandered up and said, ‘Hello mister, how are you?’, it was time to leave”

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