Adam Hochschild

Journalist

Adam Hochschild began his journalism career as a reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle. Subsequently he worked for ten years as a magazine editor and writer, at Ramparts and Mother Jones. Freelance articles of his have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine and elsewhere. He is the author of seven books, mostly on subjects to do with human rights, including King Leopold’s Ghost and Finding the Trapdoor, a collection of his magazine pieces. His 2005 book, Bury the Chains, was a finalist for the National Book Award. He has consulted for the BBC and taught writing workshops for working journalists in the U.S., Britain, Zambia, South Africa and India.

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