Greg Grandin

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2009 National Book Awards

Greg Grandin is the author of The Empire of Necessity, which won the Bancroft Prize and Albert J. Beveridge Award in American history; Fordlandia, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and a number of other widely acclaimed books, including Kissinger’s Shadow, Empires Workshop, The Last Colonial Massacre, and The Blood of Guatemala.
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The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

ISBN 9781250179821 Metropolitan Books / Macmillan Publishers

In The End of the Myth, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin explores the meaning of the frontier throughout the full sweep of U.S. history—from the American Revolution to the War of 1898, the New Deal to the election of 2016. More about this book >

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Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin is the author of The Empire of Necessity, which won both the Bancroft Prize and Albert J. Beveridge Award in American history; Fordlandia, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and a number of other widely acclaimed books, including Kissinger’s ShadowEmpire’s WorkshopThe Last Colonial Massacre, and The Blood of Guatemala. After teaching at New York University, he joined the Department of History at Yale University in 2019. A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Public Library, Grandin has served on the United Nations Truth Commission investigating the Guatemalan civil war and has written for The Nation, The London Review of Books, and The New York Times.

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