Tom Reiss

Tom Reiss is a biographer who specializes in the lives of people who resist the racist categories and monolithic dogmas of their times. His most recent book, The Black Count, won the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN Award. He is also the author of The Orientalist, a finalist for the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize, and Führer-Ex, the first inside exposé of the European neo-Nazi movement. His books are published in more than 35 languages. He lives in New York.

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