Tom Reiss

Tom Reiss is an American author, historian, and journalist. He known as the author of The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, which was honored with the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. His previous books include Führer-Ex: Memoirs of a Former Neo-Nazi and The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life, which became an international bestseller. As a journalist, he has written for The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.


Letter to the Editor

To the Editors of The Los Angeles Review of Books: IN HIS REVIEW of The Black Count, Robert Zaretsky makes plain ...

Letter to the Editor
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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