Greg Palast Author, 'Vultures' Picnic'

Greg Palast is the author of the newly released, acclaimed pulp-non-fiction book Vultures' Picnic, the New York Times bestsellers, "Armed Madhouse" and "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy." When Palast, investigator of corporate fraud and racketeering, turned his skills to journalism, he was quickly recognized as, "The most important investigative reporter of our time" [Tribune Magazine] in Britain, where his first reports appeared on BBC television and in the Guardian newspapers. Palast is a Nation Institute/Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow for investigative reporting.

Palast has published an investigation with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. into the attempted theft of the 2008 election forRolling Stone and a comic book, Steal Back Your Vote.