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Philip Gourevitch

A Conversation With Philip Gourevitch (VIDEO)

Paul Holdengraber | Posted 09.24.2012 | Books
Paul Holdengraber

One of the most intense interviews/conversations I have ever held was with Philip Gourevitch, the longtime staff writer for The New Yorker, and former editor of the Paris Review.

LiePad: Why Nonfiction Writers Must Never Change the Facts

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Brandt Goldstein

Can a writer working in the realm of nonfiction ever change the facts because he's Making Art or Delivering an Important Message? The view of basically every respected journalist is Hell No. But a new book takes the opposite view.

Blaming the Messenger: A Response to 'One Man's Rwanda' by Tristan McConnell

Pia Sawhney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pia Sawhney

McConnell took it upon himself to critique the work of Gourevitch, one of the first to reconstruct the events of the Rwandan genocide. What has emerged is a tired piece, constructed more from the confines of an armchair than observations from the field.

Mutsinzi Report On The Rwandan Genocide Reveals Assassination Was A Coup

newyorker.com | Philip Gourevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I have obtained, and am posting here, the first English-language copy of a massive new report by a Rwandan investigative commission into the assassina...