Andrew Gumbel

Andrew Gumbel is a British-born journalist, based in Los Angeles, who has won awards for his work as an investigative reporter, a political columnist, and a feature writer. For more than twenty years he worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters and the British newspapers The Guardian and The Independent, covering stories in Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. He covered the first democratic elections in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall and has frequently reported on contested or suspect elections since in Bosnia, Serbia, Albania, Haiti, and, since 2000, in the United States. He writes frequently about the criminal justice system as well as politics for publications that have included The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Vanity Fair. He is the author of several books, including Oklahoma City and Down for the Count (The New Press). He lives in Santa Monica.

News and Reviews

Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly reviews Down for the Count

Books by Andrew Gumbel

Down for the Count
Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America

Andrew Gumbel