2018 National Book Award Longlist, Nonfiction

Steve Coll

Directorate S by Steve Coll
Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
(Penguin Press / Penguin Random House)
ISBN: 9781594204586
 

ABOUT THE BOOK (from the publisher)

Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11. 



About the Author

Steve Coll is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and the dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, and from 2007 to 2013 was president of the New America Foundation, a public policy institute in Washington, D.C. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker, and previously worked for twenty years at The Washington Post, where he received a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism in 1990. He is the author of seven books, including On the Grand Trunk RoadThe Bin LadensPrivate Empire, and Directorate S.



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