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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Evan Osnos  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1976 in London, England



Illinois Connection

Osnos lived in Chicago. He worked as the Beijing bureau chief of the Chicago Tribune, where he contributed to a series that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

Biographical and Professional Information

Evan Osnos is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the China correspondent from 2008 to 2013. He is the winner of two Overseas Press Club awards and the Asia Society's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia. Previously, he worked at the Chicago Tribune, where he was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 2008. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''Wildland: The Making of America's Fury'', *Starred Review - Kirkus -- ''Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China'', *Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalist Winner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction -- ''Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now'', *A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2020