David Finkel is a journalist and author who since 2007 has been documenting the effects of war on the human psyche. His most recent book, the critically acclaimed Thank You For Your Service, chronicles the challenges faced by American soldiers and their families in war’s aftermath. It is the recipient of the Carla Cohen Literary Prize for non-fiction and a finalist for the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award in non-fiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. His previous book, The Good Soldiers, a bestselling account of a U.S. infantry battalion during the Iraq War “surge,” won multiple awards and was named a top ten book of the year by the New York Times. An editor and writer for The Washington Post, Finkel has reported from Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, and across the United States, and has covered wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Among his honors are a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 and a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant in 2012. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area.
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